Kate advises clients in relation to all patent matters in subject areas across the mechanical, electrical, computer technology, and medical devices fields.
Kate works with a broad range of clients including large multinational companies, SMEs, start-ups, as well as private inventors in the UK, Europe, and further afield. Notable clients include global leaders in telecommunications equipment and consumer electronics, a global provider of tobacco and vaping products, a well-known provider of computing solutions, and an international medical device company.
Kate’s areas of specialism include but are not limited to the following:
- Computer network security
- Vaping devices
- Image processing
- Medical valve and stent delivery devices
- Seismic imaging
- Subsea and oilfield equipment
- Breathing equipment for aerospace or medical fields
- Infringement and validity issues/freedom-to-operate
- Portfolio management
European Patent Attorney
UK Patent Attorney
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
Member of the European Patent Institute (EPI)
Kate graduated from Durham University with First Class Master’s Degree in Physics. Kate went on to obtain a MPhil in Theoretical Cosmology from Manchester University.
Kate qualified as both a European and UK Patent Attorney in 2019. Kate joined GJE in 2017 as a trainee and was promoted to Associate in 2019.
Prior to GJE, Kate trained for several years at another London-based firm of patent and trade mark attorneys.
Kate was also on secondment for a year working in-house as a patent consultant at a multinational defence technology company.