Emma Hodson

Emma Hodson

Director, Trade Marks

London Croydon

Emma Hodson has over 25 years of experience in intellectual property. After joining Castles in 1991, where she became a director, Emma qualified as a registered trade mark attorney in 1993. Following the merger with Murgitroyd, she is now a Director in Murgitroyd’s Trade Marks Group.

Emma has particular experience of assisting multinational companies in the management of their trade mark portfolios, including brand selection and strategy. She’s also experienced in trade mark searching and filing, and maintaining and protecting trade marks.

Her work has naturally led to dealing with contentious matters throughout the world, including oppositions, revocations, invalidity actions and infringement. She has particular experience in UK opposition proceedings.

Emma has worked with a number of brand creation companies, advising on name selection and methods of searching and protection.

Some of her major clients have been in the following sectors: biscuits and confectionery, Cosmetics, Pharmacy services, Motorcycle parts and accessories, Culinary education, Clothing and footwear, Financial services, Charity services relating to childbirth and parenting.

Emma is based in our London Croydon Office.

  • Trade Marks

Key contributor to our Trade Mark Team recognised by Managing IP, IP Stars

Managing IP, IP Stars, Trade Mark Prosecution Firm Ranking - 2024

Key contributor to our Trade Mark team awarded Recommended status on WIPR 2024

World Intellectual Property Review - Non-contentious UK Trade Mark category - 2024

Key contributor to our Trade Mark team awarded Gold in the United Kingdom

WTR - 2024

Working with Murgitroyd to secure the Trade Marks for my company has been an excellent experience. Their deep understanding of international protocols and professional approach ensured our IP has been secured and protected across all the regions in which we currently operate, as well as in those regions we aim to expand into in the future. A trusted partner, Murgitroyd stands out for its invaluable advice and professionalism. I would highly recommend Murgitroyd for IP support and advice.

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