Louise Carey Of Counsel - Trade Marks


Louise is a solicitor and trade mark attorney with experience in all areas of Intellectual Property. Her practice includes trade mark clearance and freedom to use and register, preparation of marks for filing and all post filing prosecution work at the European Intellectual Property Office and the Intellectual Property Office of Ireland, including oppositions.

With a strong litigation background from her years as a Disputes Resolution solicitor, Louise has a particular strength and interest in contentious IP matters. Louise also deals with all post registration dealings in trademarks such as assignments and licences of marks and post registration validity challenges.

Louise has worked as a solicitor in two of the top tier Irish law firms and as a trade mark attorney in two of the main Dublin IP firms. She is a member of APTMA, the Irish Association of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys, the Irish Law Society and Marques.

  • Successfully represented a large Irish agri-food cooperative in a long running opposition and subsequent appeal at the EUIPO.
  • Acted successfully for a large Irish supermarket retailer in a number of oppositions at the EUIPO.
  • Successfully twice represented a German brewing association in two Irish oppositions against a large Dutch brewery involving its PGI right.
  • Acted for a large Irish agri-food cooperative in a successful cancellation action at the EUIPO against a Spanish company where the Irish Government was a co-applicant due to national interest concerns.
  • Represented an iconic French fashion house and luxury goods company in regard to the protection of their trade marks in Ireland.
  • Involved in an opposition between an Irish fast food company and a large multinational fast food company.
  • Represented the owners of a household name trade mark in the Mixed Martial Arts sport in opposition proceedings at the IPOI.

What others say...

Louise Carey leverages her 30 years’ trade mark experience to develop bespoke solutions that hit the spot every time.
World Trade Mark Review rankings 2020