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EMMA GRAHAM

Partner, Patent Attorney
Engineering

London

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Emma works across all stages of the IP lifecycle from drafting and prosecuting patents to managing offensive and defensive opposition proceedings at the EPO. She is particularly experienced in the fields of optics and photonics. She regularly works with start-up companies to build and manage their patent portfolios and also advises clients on freedom to operate and infringement issues.

Areas of Expertise

  • photonics
  • optical devices and laser design
  • medical devices including retinal implants, stents, catheters, heart valve replacements, laryngoscopes & cryogenic storage
  • artificial intelligence
  • cryptography and Blockchain
  • networked systems & cellular communications
  • semiconductor devices
  • computer hardware including server design and audio components
  • software
  • bioinformatics
  • internet of things and wearable technology

Clients

Emma works with universities, start-ups and multinational corporations.

Background

Emma has a MSci degree and PhD from the University of Birmingham. Her doctorate research included a period spent working as a research assistant in the Quantum Optics and Laser Science group at Imperial College London, as part of the UK Attosecond project. She joined Mewburn Ellis LLP in 2009, qualifying as a Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney 2013. She spent three months on secondment to a US law firm in Silicon Valley in 2014 and joined the partnership at Mewburn Ellis LLP in 2017.

Recommendations

Recognised as being “good on the details” -  Legal 500, 2017

 A “Key Lawyer” -  Legal 500, 2019

 “Rising star to watch”  -  Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, 2017