- International Trademark Association
- Website: http://www.ihgplc.com
Senior Manager, Global IP & Marketing at InterContinental Hotels Group
Tamilyn Collie is an expert IP practitioner with extensive experience managing all aspects of the prosecution, maintenance and enforcement of global trademark, domain name, trade dress, patent and copyright portfolios for some of the world's most iconic brands. She is currently InterContinental Hotel Group's global IP lead for prosecutions, search and clearance, compliance, intercompany licensing and corporate tax initiatives. Over the years she has been instrumental in leading and contributing to the successful growth of IHG's brand portfolio. Ms Collie supports the company’s IP litigation and enforcement efforts, facilitates the cross-functional team on brand protection and is responsible for overall IP knowledge management.
Since 2017 Ms Collie and the IP team have led the global strategy for search and clearance and filing strategies for three new hotel brands: avid, voco and Atwell Suites. In addition to the new brand creations, she supported M&A efforts for acquiring the Regent and Six Senses brands.
Ms Collie received her bachelor of science degree in corporate finance from the University of Alabama and her paralegal certification from the American Institue for Paralegal Studies. She received certification through the WIPO Academy in the area of IP management. Ms Collie has served on INTA committees for enforcement, trade names and the trademark administrators.