Registered US Patent Agent
Chartered Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Emily graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry, and from Dartmouth College magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry.
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.
Prior to joining the firm, Emily worked for two years as an in-house patent attorney at BTG International Ltd. Before this, Emily trained for four years at another London-based firm of patent and trade mark attorneys. Emily also worked as a Patent Examiner at the USPTO.
Emily’s work largely focuses on the drafting and prosecution of UK and European applications, and contentious work during EPO opposition and appeal proceedings. She has experience dealing with subject matter in the fields of medical devices, petrochemicals, detergents, fuel cells and batteries, personal care products, packaging, building materials, biotechnology and automotive inventions.
Emily has a broad range of experience in the patent profession. She has worked in the UK as a patent attorney both in house and in private practice, as well as in the US as a patent examiner.
Emily’s in-house work involved providing strategic IP advice, including due diligence, portfolio management and freedom-to-operate advice for a medical device company. Prior to this, Emily trained as a patent attorney in the UK at another London-based firm, where her work focused on the drafting and prosecution of UK and European applications. Before moving from the US to the UK, Emily examined patent applications in the field of fuel cells and batteries at the USPTO. She also qualified to prosecute cases before that office as a registered US Patent Agent.
Prior to joining the patent profession, Emily developed a broad scientific background spanning multiple disciplines, and conducted research in physical and inorganic chemistry as well as molecular biology. Emily gained research experience as an undergraduate in physical and organometallic chemistry. She spent a post-graduate year researching cancer biology, before pursuing a doctoral degree in inorganic chemistry. Her doctoral research focused on the development of frustrated magnetic materials and spanned the disciplines of synthetic inorganic chemistry, crystallography and condensed matter physics.