Jenni Whitfield

Head of Trade Mark Paralegals
Support Group


  • Trade Marks
  • CIPA approved Certificate in Patent Administration
  • CITMA Paralegal Course 2018

Jenni Whitfield joined Murgitroyd in February 2019. Jenni has worked in the Intellectual Property industry since August 2012, initially starting out in Patents and then transferring to Trademarks in January 2016. Jenni completed the CITMA Trademark Paralegal course in 2018 having already completed the CIPA Patent Paralegal Course in 2013- 2014.

Jenni was appointed Head of Trade Mark Paralegals in May 2021.

In her role Jenni assists with the day-to-day training of junior trade mark paralegals and is experienced in all aspects of paralegal responsibilities – preparing and filing new trademark applications, reporting and monitoring deadlines, preparing and filing formalities documents, producing cost forecasts and assisting Trademark Attorneys on contentious matters.

Jenni works with a range of clients, start-ups, SMEs as well as some large international companies, liaising directly with Clients, Foreign Associates and Trademark Offices around the world. Jenni will be contributing to the training and the development of the Trademark Paralegal team and working closely with our Trademark Attorneys and other department Heads.

In 2020 Jenni joined the CITMA Paralegal Committee and plays an active role in this group. Jenni is based in our Southampton Office.

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