Jane Foulser McFarlane

Jane Foulser McFarlane

Call 1994

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Jane regularly advises on intellectual property cases including copyright, trademarks, and design rights. She advises and represents clients on a range of issues, including:

  • Advising a Local Authority on the registration of a series of trademarks
  • Advising in opposition proceedings brought by a well known national company.
  • Advising the Welsh Assembly Commission in respect of IP matters
  • Advising a Local Authority in relation to a threatened copyright action, arising out of the use of photographs in their tourist brochures

Jane was appointed as Lead Counsel for the Welsh Assembly Commission for IP matters in 2008. She is currently studying part time for my PhD in Exeter University and her thesis is based upon Copyright Reform.

Jane is a specialist personal injury barrister who advises both claimants and defendants in a broad range of issues including catastrophic injury, employer’s liability, occupiers and public liability, motorcycle accidents and highway claims.

Reported cases:

Aquilina v Aquilina [2004] EWCA 504

David Lewin v Stephen Harvey [2010] Lawtel AM0201691 - Representing the Claimant, who was awarded £31,000 for the loss of taste and smell.

Professional Bodies

  • Intellectual Property Bar Association
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI UK)
  • Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA)