Megan is a Technical Assistant in the Engineering department, working towards qualification as a UK and European Patent Attorney.
She joined Dehns in 2018 after graduating from the University of Oxford with a Bachelor’s degree in Physics. Her final year university project involved working with aerospace company Airbus to design an exploration mission to Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, using a fixed wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
Megan works with a variety of clients, ranging from large multinational companies to SMEs and individual inventors. She handles prosecution of patent applications in the UK and Europe, as well as being involved with prosecution in other jurisdictions including the US, Japan and China.
She works with several partners and associates, providing support for a range of work including patent prosecution, drafting new applications, and providing patentability and Freedom To Operate opinions. Megan also assists with advising start-up companies and sole inventors on developing IP strategies to support their business.
Megan works on cases covering a wide range of technologies in the engineering field, including gas turbine engines, medical imaging devices, refrigeration systems, milling machines, beverage dispensing systems and petroleum engineering.
BA Physics, University of Oxford, 2018