Emily Atherton

Associate, Solicitor

Emily Atherton

Emily 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

  • April 2023
    EIP Updates, Software developer found to have copied former employer's code despite using different programming language and deleting the original source code (link)
  • February 2023
    EIP Updates, InterDigital v Lenovo [2023] EWCA Civ 34 (link)
  • February 2023
    EIP Updates, Oxford University Innovation Limited v Oxford Nanoimaging Limited – a tale of pies and slices (link)
  • December 2022
    The Trademark Lawyer, Banksy isn’t monkeying around when it comes to EU trademarks (link)
  • December 2022
    EIP Updates, Banksy isn’t monkeying around when it comes to EU trade marks (link)
  • December 2022
    EIP Updates, Kigen v Thales: Can an implementer bring a stand-alone claim for FRAND determination? (link)
  • 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 MSc in Natural Sciences (Chemistry, Physics, Maths), University of Leeds England

Career history

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