Trainee Patent Attorney
Laura works in the Engineering department specialising in drafting and prosecuting patent application for SMEs. She works with a range of technologies with particular experience in fuel cells, electric vehicles and cyber security. Laura is part way through her training and is working towards her final exams in 2018.
From May 2016 to November 2016, Laura was seconded to Jaguar Land Rover where her primary tasks were invention harvesting and patent strategy.
Prior to this Laura was working in the Electronics team in Sheffield where her main roles included prosecution and drafting for Hewlett-Packard Company and Hewlett Packard Enterprise with technologies ranging from telecommunications to semi-conductors.
Laura graduated from Imperial College London with a BSc in Physics. After graduating she moved to Lyon, France and went on to study a Masters at Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon where she was offered the PALSE scholarship for international students with academic excellence. By her return to England, after 2 years living, working and studying in France Laura had gained fluency in the language.
Laura started as a Trainee Patent Attorney with HGF in the spring of 2015.