Dr
Nicola
Elliott

Senior Patent Attorney

London Office

Telephone. +44(0) 207 776 5100
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Nicola's patent practice is principally focussed on chemical inventions, with particular experience in the fields of pharmaceutical and veterinary medicine, agrochemicals, subsea technologies, petrochemicals, batteries and ink technologies.

Nicola has considerable experience in securing patent protection in a range of chemical technologies. As well as prosecuting patent applications in Europe and the UK, Nicola is also involved in the management of international patent portfolios covering a wide variety of jurisdictions. She has also drafted patent applications in various technical fields, and has experience in oppositions and appeals matters at the European Patent Office.

Nicola graduated from the University of Durham in the UK with a first class honours degree in chemistry in 2003. She subsequently obtained a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Bristol also in the UK. Her PhD research involved the study of the detailed electronic structure of various small molecules, using high resolution laser spectroscopy.

Nicola joined the patent profession in 2007, qualifying as a European Patent Attorney in 2011 and a Chartered Patent Attorney in 2012. Nicola joined the London office of HGF in September 2013, having previously worked elsewhere in private practice.

Specialisms

  • Electrochemistry
  • Pharmaceutical technologies
  • Physical chemistry
  • Printing technologies

Industries

  • Energy icon Energy
  • Medical devices icon Medical devices
  • Pharmaceuticals icon Pharmaceuticals

Services

  • Patents
  • Portfolio management
  • Strategy

Qualifications

Patent Attorney

Chartered (UK)
European


MCHEM

University of Durham

PHD

University of Bristol

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