Dr Birgit Clark
is a professional support lawyer in the London Office of Baker McKenzie focusing on European IP law. She was previously Counsel at another city law firm. Birgit qualified as Attorney-at-Law in Germany and subsequently also as Solicitor (England and Wales) and as a Chartered UK and European trade-mark attorney. Having published her doctoral thesis in the field of intellectual property and privacy laws (University of Tubingen, Germany), she also holds an LLM from the University of Aberdeen (distinction). Birgit has been specialising in copyright, trade marks and design in the United Kingdom since 2006. She is an extensively published legal author (in English and German) and legal commentator and blogger (Marques Class 46 blog and formerly IPKat). Birgit has a special interest in the intersection of IP law and modern technology.