Kate O'Rourke

Kate O'Rourke

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Kate O'Rourke
Mewburn Ellis


Kate O’Rourke, former president of the UK Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA), leads the trademark practice at Mewburn Ellis. Her industry specialties include food and drink, fashion, luxury products, and financial services, and she has been involved in a number of international cases to protect the well-known trademark ‘Wagamama’. O’Rourke is CITMA’s lead on its Brexit negotiations and is also vice chair of INTA’s pro bono committee. In 2016, she received an MBE for services to education and she continues to be actively involved in the education and training of trademark attorneys.