Rachel Bunn

Of Counsel, Solicitor

Rachel Bunn

Rachel’s primary focus is on the transactional side of IP including purchases, licences, development agreements and joint ventures. She has almost 20 years of experience in IP having held major positions in both national and international law firms.

In her role, Rachel seeks to structure risk-managed IP deals that deliver outcomes tailored to clients’ commercial objectives. She has worked extensively with IP rich entities, often acting as a ‘virtual’ General Counsel to boards of directors, helping to secure and leverage strategically important IP through carefully drafted agreements, decisive action and creative solutions. Rachel has particular experience in FMCG, electronics, software, engineering and pharmaceutical sectors.

Education and qualifications

  • 1995 — 1996
    Common Professional Examination and Legal Practice Course, College of Law
  • 1991 — 1994
    BSc Chemistry, University of Bristol

Career history

  • 2015 — present
    Of Counsel, EIP
  • 2010 — 2015
    Business Owner, RB Consulting
  • 2003 — 2010
    Partner, Waterfront Solicitors
  • 2000 — 2003
    Associate, Bird & Bird
  • 1997 — 2000
    Trainee and Associate, Linklaters

Speaking engagements

  • 15 July 2016
    UAL Graduate Futures Week, You own your ideas: protecting your work and intellectual property (link)
  • July 2010
    Multi-Channel Retail Show , What New Media Businesses need to know about IP
  • September 2010
    Infosecurity, Patents, a tool for the software industry?