Ann joined Brann in 2001, after spending 9 years in the pharmaceutical industry at Pharmacia (Pharmacia & Upjohn) as a lawyer with responsibility for trademark portfolios in a number of therapy areas. Before that, Ann worked as a trademark attorney in private practice. Ann offers counselling within the areas of trademarks, design, and copyright, and drafts agreements. Ann is furthermore experienced in providing advice on IP matters, filing and prosecuting global trademark portfolios and providing strategic advice in relation thereto. Ann is an experienced lecturer in trademarks and general IP rights.