Partner at Pinsent Masons
Clare Tunstall is an IP and life sciences specialist. Ms Tunstall has more than 25 years’ experience of acting exclusively for clients in the life sciences sector; she has pushed legal boundaries and acted on numerous groundbreaking, multi-jurisdictional patent and trademark matters. Ms Tunstall is one of the very few patent litigators in the United Kingdom to have had multiple cases before the European Court of Justice, the Supreme Court, as well as the Court of Appeal. She has an unrivalled track record for success. Ms Tunstall’s deep IP and sector knowledge frequently sees her acting as a strategic adviser to life sciences company boards; the culture of innovation she has fostered is frequently credited with delivering competitive advantage to her clients.
Ms Tunstall currently features as one of the Global Top 250 women in Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars and Top 250 Women in IP. In addition, she is also regularly ranked in The Legal 500 and Chambers, the latter noting that in the United Kingdom she is “celebrated for her all but peerless experience leading on patent revocation actions” (Chambers UK 2018).