Registered US Patent Agent
Chartered Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Emily graduated with honours from Dartmouth College with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and went on to obtain a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Emily’s doctoral research focused on the development of frustrated magnetic materials and spanned the disciplines of synthetic inorganic chemistry, crystallography and condensed matter physics.
Emily holds the Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate from the Patent Examination Board and the Certificate in Intellectual Property Law (with Distinction) from Bournemouth University.
Emily joined Gill Jennings & Every in 2016, having trained for four years at another London-based firm of patent and trade mark attorneys. Between these roles, Emily also worked for two years as an in-house patent attorney at BTG International Ltd, a multinational specialist healthcare company.
Emily originally joined the patent profession in 2009 as a Patent Examiner at the USPTO, working in the area of fuel cells and batteries. She qualified as a US Patent Agent in 2010, as a Chartered Patent Attorney in 2014 and as a European Patent Attorney in 2015.
Emily works on a wide variety of subject areas in the chemistry, biotechnology and medical device fields. She has experience with inventions in the areas of personal care products, petrochemicals, fuel cells and batteries, automotive products, packaging, building materials, molecular biology and regenerative medicine.
Emily advises a range of domestic and international companies including clients who specialise in household consumer goods and medical devices. She is experienced in patent drafting and global patent prosecution, conducting due diligence and European freedom-to-operate assessments and European oppositions and appeals.
Emily has worked in the patent profession both in the US and in the UK. She has worked as a patent examiner, as an in-house patent attorney and in private practice. This range of experience in multiple settings and jurisdictions provides Emily with a unique perspective on clients’ needs. Emily provides strategic IP advice, including due diligence, life-cycle management, clearance and launch strategies. She seeks to understand her clients’ commercial and strategic goals and tailors her intellectual property advice accordingly.
In her spare time, Emily enjoys travelling, hiking and scuba diving.