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Elizabeth Capel



Chartered Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney

Elizabeth graduated from the University of Manchester with a Honours Degree in Physics.


Elizabeth joined Gill Jennings & Every as a trainee in 2019, having begun her career in 2015 at another London-based firm of patent attorneys. She qualified as a Chartered Patent Attorney and was promoted to Associate in 2020 and qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2021.

Elizabeth Capel


Elizabeth is a Chartered and European Patent Attorney. She has experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications before the EPO and UKIPO on a range of subject-matter across physics and electronics industries.

Main specialisms
Elizabeth’s technical focus is in physics and electronics, with particular experience with working with telecommunications, software and computer-implemented inventions. She also works as part of our specialist MedTech group on inventions in the digital health sector.
• telecommunications
• computer-implemented inventions
• electronics
• mechanical devices
• e-commerce
• software
• digital health

Further specialisms
Elizabeth also performs specialist work in relation to re-establishment of rights and patent restoration.

Elizabeth advises a range of organisations, from individual inventors to multinational corporations in the UK, Europe and further afield.

Elizabeth is a member of the GJE Diversity and Inclusion group and is proud to support IP Inclusive and the promotion of equality, diversity and inclusion across the IP sector. She is particularly committed to the Women in IP and IP Ability communities.

Outside of work, Elizabeth enjoys scuba diving around the UK and is qualified as a British Sub-Aqua Club Dive Leader. When not underwater, she can be found perfecting her sourdough bread.