Rosie Westley

Rosie Westley

  • Senior Associate

Rosie is a senior associate in our Commercial, IP & Technology Department, where she specialises in intellectual property, data protection and technology contracts. Rosie trained at Travers Smith and qualified into the department in March 2016. She completed the Oxford Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice in 2018.

She advises clients on IT implementation projects, outsourcings and software licensing issues, as well as assisting with IP disputes and branding. She also has experience advising clients on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance and privacy, and regularly advises clients in the retail and technology sectors.

Technology, IP and data protection

In the technology sector, Rosie advises clients on IT implementation projects, outsourcings and software licensing, in particular assisting clients with protecting intellectual property rights. She has advised clients launching data analytics services and applications in light of GDPR and privacy law developments.

In terms of IP advice, Rosie regularly assists clients with complex assignment and licensing arrangements and disputes in respect of IP ownership, in particular in relation to trade marks and copyright. She also has experience assisting clients with domain name disputes.
Rosie has advised a number of clients on their data protection compliance projects, particularly those in the retail and technology sectors. She is also a member of firm's the Data Protection Action Group.

Rosie is a recent member of the firm's CSR Art Committee, which established and runs a yearly CSR Art Programme for upcoming artists from The University of Westminster and The Royal College of Art. The CSR Art Programme is now in its fifth year. In addition to having been a recent member, Rosie has advised a number of participating artists on protecting their intellectual property rights in commercial contracts with galleries and agents and in respect of future exhibitions.

She is currently a member of the firm's Sustainability Working Group and is also a member of the Pro Bono Committee for the Commercial, IP and Technology team.