Philippa is a Chartered UK and European Patent Attorney, with a Masters of Engineering degree from the University of Cambridge. Philippa initially joined Dehns in 1996, and qualified as a Chartered Patent Attorney in 2001.
Philippa handles patent work in a variety of engineering fields, and became a Senior Associate of the firm in 2020.
Type of clients and client work
Philippa acts for clients of all sizes, ranging from individuals to multinationals. This work includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the UK and Europe and handling International patent portfolios. She also has experience in advising clients on patenting strategy and providing infringement and validity opinions.
Philippa handles work in various engineering sectors including construction, oil/gas, aerospace engineering and naval architecture. Much of her work is in the aeronautical industry in relation to gas turbine engines, aircraft control systems and composite materials.
She also has experience in registered design work, including advising on filing strategies and then filing applications in the UK and Europe as well as other countries around the world.
Qualifications and Memberships
MEng, University of Cambridge, 1996