Emily Dekker

Technical Assistant


Emily is currently a Technical Assistant in the Dehns Engineering group. She joined Dehns in 2022 after graduating from the University of Warwick with a first class MPhys degree. During her Master’s project, Emily investigated magnetic skyrmions in 2D materials, research which has since been published. Prior to joining Dehns, Emily worked in the Photonic Nanomaterials Group at the University of Oxford, researching cavity coupled nitrogen vacancy qubits in diamond for quantum computing.


Types of client and work

Emily works with a variety of clients, including small/medium sized enterprises, universities and multinational companies. Emily has experience handling prosecution of patent applications in the UK and Europe, as well as a number of other jurisdictions including the US and China. Emily also assists with client work outside of prosecution, including patent application drafting, freedom to operate analysis, and due diligence reports.



Emily has experience with a variety of technologies working within the Engineering Team at Dehns, including quantum technologies, electronics, and aerospace engineering.


Qualification and Memberships

  • Student Member of CIPA (Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys)
  • Postgraduate Certificate (Intellectual Property Law), Bournemouth University (2023)


Higher Education

MPhys (Hons), University of Warwick, Physics, 2021

Contact details

Willow Court
West Way
United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 7632 7200 +44 (0)1865 305 100


physics, mechanical engineering