Marjon Esfandiary has worked as a commercial lawyer specialising in intellectual property rights for over 20 years. She is a solicitor qualified in England and Wales and Scotland, has a post graduate diploma in Intellectual Property Law from Bristol University and an MBA from London Business School.
She is currently Head of Legal & Policy at Publishers' Licensing Services Ltd. Prior to that she was a senior lawyer at Hachette UK responsible for legal advice to Hodder Education and legal advice on compliance, including Data Protection, across the Hachette UK Group.
She also worked as an IP/Commercial lawyer at Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company Unilever for 14 years, initially in the UK legal team and later as European General Counsel for different product category teams. Her role included advising on protection and exploitation of intellectual property rights, sales and marketing of branded consumer products.