Jill Bainbridge

Partner
Contact details

07879 631465

023 8085 7160

Jill joined the firm in 1999 and was awarded an LLM in Advanced Litigation with distinction in 2002. In 2004 Jill gained a distinction in her Diploma in Legal Practice Management.

Chambers and Partners 2019

Heading up the firm’s Intellectual property group and Trade Mark prosecution team, Jill specialises in IP and IT disputes. She also heads the Commercial Litigation teams in the South and Wales.

Main areas of practice

Her experience includes contract and commercial disputes, intellectual property disputes including patent infringement, breach of copyright, design infringement, trademark and passing off matters, brand strategy advice and domain name disputes.

Jill has extensive experience of international arbitration and cross-border enforcement of intellectual property rights and domain name dispute resolution. Jill also specialises in aviation disputes.

Jill advises various clients on breach of confidence, infringement of database rights and breach of restrictive covenant issues relating to ex-employees. She secures the return of confidential information and damages.

Clients

Her clients include multi-national corporates and public sector bodies, including Nokia and clients based in the UK and overseas in the retail and charities sectors.

Expertise

Career

Jill joined the firm in 1999 and was awarded an LLM in Advanced Litigation with distinction in 2002. In 2004 Jill gained a distinction in her Diploma in Legal Practice Management.

Contact details

07879 631465

023 8085 7160

Accreditations
Top Tier Firms Top Tier Firms Top Ranked Uk Chambers 2018
Memberships
  • Associate member of CITMA and INTA
  • Co-Chair of the TAGAlliances IP speciality group

Significant Experience

  • Intellectual Property: Jill manages the trade mark portfolios of her clients and advises on brand strategy.
  • Intellectual Property: Jill manages the trade mark portfolios of her clients and advises on brand strategy.
  • Aviation: Jill deals with disputes for aviation clients, which include wet lease disputes, contractual disputes and intellectual property disputes. She recently conducted a trial in the Commercial Court in London under Portuguese law involving parties from Italy and Portugal. Jill is experienced in seeking injunctive relief to include arresting aircraft.

Additional Expertise

Franchising: Jill has helped large groups of franchisees negotiate to leave their networks, including financial service and photography franchisees. She has also helped franchisors with a range of issues, including obtaining injunctive relief to restrain a former franchisee from competing.

Articles: She regularly lectures on intellectual property law, trade marks and brand strategy.

The most knowledgeable and professional of all foreign associates we know

WTR 1000 2018

Leading Individual with a particular specialism in IP and IT.

Legal 500 2018

She is attentive, skilled and gets the job done.

Chambers and Partners 2018

Jill Bainbridge impresses with excellent client care.

Legal 500 2017

Jill Bainbridge garners rave reviews for her astute management of the IP group and trademark prosecution unit.

WTR 1000 2017

Running the show is Jill Bainbridge, a true all-rounder with sparkling international experience.

World Trademark Review 2016

The real deal- she is the number one foreign associate I deal with in terms of quality and likeability

WTR 1000 2016

Jill Bainbridge is the name to know: “She is sensible, commercial and well versed in court and registry procedure.”

WTR 1000 2015

First class. She provides a high-calibre service.

Chambers UK - A Client's Guide to the Legal Profession 2016