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Gemma McGeough is a patent attorney in our Advanced Engineering group.
Gemma works with businesses and individuals to effectively protect inventions across a wide range of technology fields, including packaging, engineering materials, consumer appliances and medical devices. With a background in Chemistry and Mathematics, Gemma has a broad technical knowledge which has enabled her to work in a variety of technical sectors, including those requiring interdisciplinary skills.
Gemma advises a diverse range of clients including multinational companies, SMEs, start-ups and universities.
Gemma graduated from the University of Durham in 2005 with a master’s degree in Chemistry and Mathematics. She worked as an analyst in the field of sensor systems for a global R&D company before training as a patent attorney. Gemma qualified as both a UK and European patent attorney in 2013.
Prior to joining Withers & Rogers, Gemma worked for a leading firm of patent and trade mark attorneys in London. Gemma has also spent time working as part of the in-house patent team of a global R&D company, gaining a valuable understanding of the management of IP and the commercial considerations involved in obtaining IP protection from an in-house perspective.
Gemma’s interests include travel, dance and eating out.