Alexandra Brodie Partner Co-Chair of Global Tech

Speaks:  English

Year of Call:: 2020 - Managing Intellectual Property 2020 - IP Stars - Trademarks

Qualified: 1997 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  London

Alexandra Brodie

Alexandra Brodie is one of the UK's leading IP litigators. Based in London, she is described as "a great strategist and tactician who knows how to position for success at every level of trial" in Chambers, 2016 and by Managing Intellectual Property as one of the Global Top 250 Women in IP 2016. World Trademark Review recognised Alexandra in the 2017 edition of its prestigious annual guide, WTR 1000, for enforcement and litigation.

Alexandra has been litigating all IP rights for many years and has enjoyed particular success in the field of telco patents and big brands, having represented clients such as Hasbro in its Play-Doh litigation and various technology companies in relation to setting strategy in multi-jurisdictional standards essential disputes. She has recently secured victories at the High Court and Court of Appeal against BT in connection with its provision of internet services to the UK.

She chairs the firm's tech sector and ensures that our firm-wide team is immersed in the sector such that it can provide not just sector focussed advice and strategy but also connections and introductions for our clients. She is intrigued by the ever-increasing reach of tech into all industries and her team has recently provided networking events for clients in fields as diverse as autonomous cars, e-retail, additive manufacturing, connected health and fintech.

Alexandra is passionate about the need to encourage a diverse environment with opportunities for all and heads up our initiative to provide mentoring and coaching to our people as part of our More Women project.

She is also an active member of our US Sales Initiative with responsibility for the Boston territories alongside colleagues from around the business.

Alex was recognised as both a 'trade mark star' and 'patent star' in the IP Stars guide 2017.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2020

  • 2019

  • 2018

    • Rankings & Awards
      Chambers UK 2019 (IP: London) - Band 4
  • 2016

    • Rankings & Awards
      Named one of the top 250 women globally in IP by Managing Intellectual Property magazine
    • Career
      Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, partner
  • 2015

    • Rankings & Awards
      IAM 1000's The World's Leading Patent Professionals 2015 describes Alexandra as having an "avid engagement with the technology industry [which] makes her an enthusiastic and committed advocate"
  • 2014

    • Career
      June 2014
      Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, partner
  • 2008

    • Career
      June 2008
      Wragge & Co, partner
  • 1997

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 1994

    • Education
      College of Law, Chester, LPC
  • 1991

    • Education
      Birmingham University, LLB Hons 2:1

Previous speaking engagements

On-demand webinar
04 February 2021 A review of UK patent cases in 2020
Webinar on strategies for early stages of patent litigation On-demand webinar
27 July 2020 Lifecycle of a smart idea | The game begins: Strategies for the early stages of Patent Litigation: The Claimant's View CLE/CPD:1 hour of CPD credits with the LSO and LSBC, and may be eligible for up to 1 hour of CPD/CLE credits in other jurisdictions.