Lara Pentreath Associate

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2019 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  Birmingham

Lara Pentreath

Lara advises clients on how to best protect, enforce and exploit their intellectual property (IP) rights.

Lara works across a full range of intellectual property rights, but has a particular interest in brand and design disputes. She enjoys working as part of her clients' teams to protect their brands and designs, whether on smaller enforcement matters or in High Court litigation.

In addition, Lara manages a number of global enforcement projects, liaising with a network of attorneys to ensure that her clients' rights are robustly protected worldwide.


  • Advising a luxury car manufacturer with the enforcement of its trademarks, designs and copyright against infringers.
  • Conducting clearance work for a number of consumer goods brands across Retail & Leisure and Energy sectors.
  • Co-ordinating and enforcing a client's global trademark portfolio for its homeopathic brands.
  • Worked as part of the core litigation team representing claimant TQ Delta, LLC in the Standard Essential Patent (SEP)/FRAND dispute with ZyXEL corporations which resulted in the award of the first "immediate injunction following a finding of infringement of a SEP.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2019

    • Career
      Gowling WLG (UK), Associate
    • Education
      Oxford University, Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2017

    • Education
      University of Law, LPC and MSc in Law, Business and Management
  • 2016

    • Education
      Warwick University, Law LLB