Emily Atherton

Trainee Solicitor
London, EIP Europe LLP

Emily is a Trainee Solicitor and joined EIP after she successfully completed Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at the University of Law with distinction.

Emily holds a BSc and a master’s degree in Natural Sciences (Chemistry, Physics, Maths) from University of Leeds. Her primary area of research was Terahertz Spectroscopy of Crystalline Materials, focusing on the comparison of experimental and theoretical data. This technique is researched for the uses in the areas, such as the security, automotive and pharmaceutical industries.

Published articles

  • April 2021
    EIP Newsflashes, Decision in seed drill patent infringement IPEC hearing (link)
  • February 2021
    EIP Newsflashes, Ocado permitted to make committal application against solicitor for contempt of court (link)

Education and qualifications


  • 2019 — 2020
    Legal Practice Course (the Digital Copyright Directive), University of Law, Moorgate, London
  • 2018 — 2019
    Graduate Diploma in Law (Intellectual Property, Banking and Commercial Law), University of Law, Moorgate, London
  • 2014 — 2018
    BSc and Masters in Natural Sciences (Chemistry, Physics, Maths), University of Leeds England

Career history

  • 2020 — present
    Trainee Solicitor, EIP