Emily Read


Emily is an Associate in the Intellectual Property & Disputes department within the Commercial team at White & Black.

She specialises in the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, in both contentious and non-contentious work.  She frequently advises clients in the pre-action stage of disputes relating to trademarks, patents, copyright and confidential information, as well as advising and assisting with negotiating settlement agreements.  Her experience further extends to advising clients with commercial agreements such as trademark license and assignment agreements, as well as ensuring terms and conditions or terms of use are compliant with e-commerce and consumer contract regulations.

Emily is experienced in advising a range of clients from start-ups to SMEs and more established businesses across a variety of sectors including technology, pharmaceutical, retail, world heritage and e-commerce.

She speaks Greek and, prior to pursuing a legal career, Emily studied Classics at the University of Bristol.