Emily Atherton

Associate, Solicitor
London

Emily is an Associate in EIP's Litigation team. She joined EIP as a Trainee Solicitor after she successfully completed her 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

  • August 2021
    Law 360, Takeaways On Pre-Action Protocols From UK Patent Ruling (link)
  • June 2021
    EIP Newsflashes, Add2 Research and Development Ltd v dSPACE – Judge asked to consider pre-action protocol for patent actions (link)
  • 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

  • 2022 — present
    Associate, EIP
  • 2020 — 2022
    Trainee Solicitor, EIP