Biography

Claire Blewett practices in intellectual property, technology and commercial dispute resolution, with a particular focus on technology. Claire also has experience in the recovery of failing technology projects. Her practice covers the full range of intellectual property rights, including copyrights, designs, patents, confidential information, and she also advises on privacy issues.

Claire's clients include insurers, luxury brands, and the full range of businesses, from start-ups to multinationals. She has acted for clients in complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes, has experience of all forms of dispute resolution and has represented clients in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Claire was a solicitor at Slaughter and May and Speechly Bircham LLP.

Awards

Representation

Some of Claire's notable engagements (including representations handled by Claire prior to joining Brown Rudnick) include:

SAS Institute Inc. v World Programming Limited: Acting for World Programming Limited in high profile proceedings in England and the US concerning the scope of copyright protection of computer software. A reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union was made during the course of the English proceedings.

Advising a technology company in respect of its alleged failure to deliver a technology project. The case culminated in a successful mediation.

Advising an insurer and their insured client in respect of an allegation of copyright infringement of training materials, the substance of which had been used for in-house training purposes. The matter culminated in a successful mediation.

Education

BPP Law School, London - Legal Practice Course, 2006
University of Cambridge, St John's College - M.A. (Cantab) Law, 2005

Bar Admissions

Solicitor, England and Wales
Publications
Awards and Honors