UK & European Patent Attorney
MPhys (Oxon), EPA, CPA
Caroline joined Mathys & Squire in 2001 and qualified as a Chartered UK Patent Attorney in 2004 and a European Patent Attorney in 2006. Caroline’s work covers a broad range of engineering, electronics, computing and physics technologies. She works in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, representing startup businesses and entrepreneurs as well as handling the management of portfolios for large multinationals.
Caroline has extensive experience of drafting and prosecuting European and UK patent applications in a broad range of technical fields, including medtech, telecommunications and computer-implemented inventions. She has particular expertise in working at the interface between medical devices and computing technology, including AI, and has handled portfolios in the fields of electrophysiology and minimally invasive endoscopic and endovascular medical devices. She also has extensive expertise in computer networking technologies, including IoT, short range wireless technologies, core network systems and autonomous vehicles. Caroline has significant experience in handling large portfolios of applications for multinational organisations, including representing clients at opposition and appeal hearings before the European Patent Office. She advises her clients on the strategic decisions necessary to develop a cost-effective portfolio, whether for strategic product protection or for future litigation. Caroline also has a large portfolio of small business clients, who she enjoys advising on their IP strategy, both in the UK and internationally.
Caroline has a master’s degree in physics from the University of Oxford, in which she specialised in lasers and optical physics.
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