Deloitte Legal (UK)
Deloitte Legal (UK)
Joanna (Joey) co-leads the Women in IP committee for IP Inclusive, the pan-professional body charged with improving D&I across the profession. During her tenure, the Women in IP community has grown to over 1,000 members across the UK IP profession. The committee provides information on relevant issues as well as offering support for women in the profession and tasked itself with advancing the D&I agenda across the profession by making the case for change. It is now in phase two of this plan and is helping the profession implement practical and effective techniques and practices to improve D&I. It organises regular events and networking to help achieve these aims.
Joey is a partner in the IP team at Deloitte Legal. Deloitte Legal combines market leading lawyers, consultants and technology experts to provide clients with new solutions to legal problems. Joey advises on tech IP and brand IP, with a focus on the financial services and tech sectors. A litigator and advisory specialist she acts for household names in relation to IP commercialisation and enforcement, on strategic disputes/litigation and on multi-jurisdictional re-organisations of IP and IP strategy projects.
Joey specialises in digital business with a focus on digital content risks and IP in the digital world. She acts for media and content based clients. More broadly, she advises on trust and safety for digital companies and the incoming regulation and laws for internet business. She acts for well-known social media and e-commerce platforms and digital business in relation to mitigating content risks (IP, digital advertising, harmful/illegal content, disinformation, defamation, copyright and brand, reputation management).
Joey trained at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP before moving to technology specialist firm Kemp Little LLP and then to Deloitte Legal. As well as being a champion of D&I and her role at IP Inclusive, she is a notable practitioner in Managing IP’s IP Stars and a key name in the Legal 500. She sits on the Law Society’s Intellectual Property Committee. She holds a BA and MSc from the University of Cambridge and a Postgraduate Diploma in Commercial Intellectual Property Law.