As a key member of the designs and engineering group, Caroline deals with patent and design matters encompassing a number of disciplines with particular expertise in the textiles area, where she leads several of our key client teams.
As well as extensive experience of prosecuting UK and European patent applications and representing clients in hearings before the European Patent Office, Caroline has been involved in litigation in the UK, Canada and Australia, and has considerable expertise in patent and design ownership and licence recordal issues.
Prior to joining Potter Clarkson in 1999, Caroline worked at the UK Patent Office (now the UKIPO) as a patent examiner, handling applications in the areas of textile technologies, downhole mining and oilfield equipment and optical devices.
Caroline became a partner in 2010.
“Dedicated, strategic and commercially minded” textiles specialist Caroline Marshall can be found in the engineering and designs group - her knowledge base is as broad as it is wide." IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, 2021