Miranda KentUK & European Patent Attorney
Miranda is a UK & European Patent Attorney and has experience in patent searching, drafting, prosecution, infringement and oppositions in the UK, Europe and worldwide. She has also worked in industry, advising on the patent and trademark portfolio for a medium-sized technology company. Legal 500 describes Miranda as having 'a gift for project management in large-scale litigation' (2016).
Year joined: 2013
Qualifications: BA, Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, CPA, EPA
Miranda has experience in patent searching, drafting, prosecution, infringement, revocation and oppositions in the UK, Europe and worldwide. She works in the fields of engineering, electronics, medical devices, computing and physics technologies, with a focus on communications and networking technologies. Miranda’s time in industry, advising on the patent and trademark portfolio for a medium-sized hi-fi technology company, gave her valuable insight into intellectual property strategy from the perspective of SMEs.
Miranda was recently heavily involved in the team that defended British Gas against a £30m claim in Meter tech v British Gas. To read more about the case please click here.
Miranda has a degree in physics from the University of Oxford, where she studied a broad-based course, which covered subject such as fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, electromagnetism, optics, condensed matter and computer programming. Miranda received the Ballantyne Prize for achieving the highest mark in the Infringement and Validity UK qualifying examination paper 2015.
Membership & Organisations
Miranda is a member of CIPA. She was a member of the CIPA Informals’ committee for three years, holding various roles co-ordinating the Informals’ Education provisions such as lectures and webinars, and representing the Informals on the CIPA Education Committee.
- Patent Drafting and Filing
- Patent Enforcement
- Patent Portfolio Management
- Patent Oppositions
- IP Strategy
- Freedom to Operate
- Due Diligence