Myra Sae-Heng

Senior Associate, Solicitor

Myra joined EIP in 2014 as EIP Litigation team's first trainee solicitor, before becoming associate IP solicitor in 2016. Myra has experience of patent dispute proceedings in the High Court and is currently involved in patent disputes involving telecommunications technology. She has also previously been involved in patent disputes involving well-known pharmaceutical companies.

Prior to pursuing a legal career, Myra completed her PhD in Chemistry (specialising in multi-modal imaging agents) from Imperial College London. She holds a MSci degree in Chemistry from Imperial College London which also entailed her carrying out her final-year project at Leiden University in The Netherlands. Myra has two peer-reviewed publications in major scientific journals. Myra speaks Spanish fluently


  • Lead associate in patent dispute involving well-known pharmaceutical companies (acting for claimant).
  • Lead associate in patent dispute involving well-known pharmaceutical companies (acting for defendant).
  • Unwired Planet International Limited v Huawei, Samsung and Google: Part of the team acting for Unwired Planet in patent litigation dispute in the field of telecommunications.
  • Good Technology Inc. v MobileIron: Part of the team acting for Good Technology Inc. in patent litigation dispute in the field of mobile device management.

Published articles

  • December 2021
    Newsflash, Inventor as Expert, Unable to Ventilate Appropriate Evidence (link)
  • December 2021
    Newsflash, Developer’s Forensic Examination of Agreement Still Unsuccessful in Appeal Against Former Employer (link)
  • June 2021
    Newsflash, Nike Just Do It Again in “FOOTWARE” Trade Mark Dispute Against Puma (link)
  • April 2021
    Newsflash, Eminem’s First Record Label Fails to Stand Up and Succeed Fully in Damages Claim (link)
  • March 2021
    Newsflash, UK High Court rules that an argument for equivalents needs more than just a “Like” in Facebook v Voxer (link)
  • March 2021
    Newsflash, EPO Revocation helps Mylan sleep Neurim’s win from right under them (link)
  • April 2018
    Intellectual Property Magazine, L'Oréal v RN Ventures (link)
  • 2019
    New Electronics, Managing Your IPR (link)


  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Telecommunications

Education and qualifications


  • September 2017 — June 2018
    Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Oxford
  • January 2014 — September 2014
    Legal Practice Course, BPP Holborn
  • January 2013 — September 2013
    Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Waterloo
  • 2008 — 2012
    PhD in Chemistry, Imperial College London

Career history

  • 2020 — present
    Senior Associate, EIP
  • 2016 — 2020
    Associate, EIP
  • 2014 — 2016
    Trainee Solicitor, EIP

Languages spoken

  • Spanish (Fluent)