Vodafone: Keeping the lines open


Vodafone: Keeping the lines open

From working on brand clearance to advising on M&A deals, life at Vodafone, one of the world’s biggest telecoms players, is never dull. WIPR finds out more in an interview with Natasza Shilling, senior legal counsel in the IP team.

Vodafone was responsible for making the UK’s first mobile phone call on January 1, 1985, on its newly-launched network.

The multinational telecommunications conglomerate now has 531.9 million mobile customers, making it the largest international mobile operator in the world.

The activities of a global company ensure a varied workload for its IP arm, and Vodafone’s includes Natasza Shilling, senior legal counsel, who has worked in the team for nearly three years.

Vodafone, M&A, telecoms, mobile phone, trademark registries, technology, social media, brand protection, Idea Cellular, European Commission