New qualification for Thorntons’ Kirsty Stewart
An intellectual property associate at Thorntons has qualified as a chartered trade mark attorney and will now head up the firm’s in-house trade mark agency.
Kirsty Stewart joined Thorntons in 2014 following her traineeship and works within the intellectual property, technology and media team.
Craig Nicol, managing partner at Thorntons, said: “Kirsty has worked hard to achieve this qualification and we are delighted to appoint her as our first trade mark attorney.”
Ms Stewart added: “I’m proud of achieving this next step in my legal career and strengthening our service alongside my colleagues at Thorntons. I have been involved in trade mark work for many years at Thorntons and by obtaining the formal trade mark attorney qualification, it further bolsters our specialism and demonstrates the firms’ commitment for future expansion in this area of work.”