With extensive expertise in the field of design and engineering, Deborah specialises in drafting patent specifications, prosecuting patent applications through to grant, managing patent and registered design portfolios that include foreign patent families and advising on patent and registered design strategy.
She is also accomplished in carrying out searches for patent documents that are relevant to a client's invention and advising on the patentability of their invention.
Deborah has experience working with local individuals, SMEs and large international companies, as well as companies and universities that are based overseas. She is a regular speaker at high profile industry events across Europe, particularly in the product design and textiles sectors.
She joined Potter Clarkson in 2011, worked as an associate from 2015 and became a senior associate in 2018.