Amelia joined Keltie in February 2017 and qualified as a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney in 2020. Amelia is responsible for the management of a wide range of UK, EU and International trade mark portfolios. She advises on trade mark clearance, filing strategy, prosecution and registration matters. Much of Amelia’s work involves representing clients in settlement negotiations, opposition, invalidity or revocation proceedings and working with solicitors and overseas counsel.
Amelia also deals with design rights, copyright, company name disputes, domain name recovery and online brand protection. Amelia has expertise in representing clients with trade mark interests in a range of industries, including fashion, oil & gas, finance, and the automotive sector. In particular, Amelia participated in a 6-month secondment to Jaguar Land Rover in 2017 and a 5-month secondment to Group Lotus in 2022.
02.03.2021Top IP Tips for Influencers
When creating content, it is important to keep the right side of the IP line. Amelia Skelding talks through 5 top tips for influencers.
01.02.2023UKIPO Requires UK Address for Service for International TMs and Designs
Following the recent decision of the Appointed Person (AP) in Tradeix Ltd v New Holland Ventures Pty Ltd BL (O/681/22) (Marco Polo Case), the UKIPO will now require a local address in the UK (or in Gibraltar or the Channel Islands) before any formal serving of documents in contentious proceedings relating to UK designations of International trade mark or design registrations. Failure to provide a UK address for service may result in a challenged registration being cancelled or an opposed trade mark being treated as withdrawn.