Emily Collins

VP of San Francisco Liaison Office

As a qualified UK and European patent attorney Emily works with a wide range of clients, from multinational companies to SMEs.  Emily has a hands-on, client-focussed approach; she aims to be an approachable and responsive point of contact.  Emily is invested in obtaining the best possible protection for her clients whilst providing clear legal advice.  


Emily has a background in physics, and gained Master of Physics from the University of Oxford.  Emily’s master’s project in condensed matter physics focussed on the behaviour of superconductors under the application of alternating current.


Emily has experience of drafting and prosecuting patent applications across a diverse range of technologies including telecommunications, computer software, aerospace and electronics.  Emily has particular interest in medical devices, an area which makes up a large portion of her portfolio. 


As well as patent prosecution, Emily is experienced in providing freedom to operate analysis and performing due diligence.  She has lectured on the Queen Mary European patent attorney qualification course, and completed a placement in a University Technology Transfer department. 


Emily was recognised as a 'Rising Star' in Managing IP Stars 2019



MPhys Master of Physics – University of Oxford
European Patent Attorney 
Chartered UK Patent Attorney
IP Litigator - Patent
Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property


Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
The Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)

  • Aeronautical & Aerospace
  • Medical Devices
  • Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Patents

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