Sarah Gibson

Patent Attorney

Sarah is a Chartered Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney and European Design Attorney in the High Tech and Electrical Group.

Sarah has special experience in drafting and prosecution in the fields of telecommunications (including applications covering Standard submissions), electronics for automotive and consumer applications, semiconductor devices and semiconductor manufacturing processes. She has also particular expertise with patents related to digital rights management. Sarah is skilled at advising and representing clients during Oral Proceedings (examination, opposition and appeal) at the European Patent Office.

She has had experience of concluding various types of IP agreements, including: R&D agreements, IP divestiture contracts, technology and patent licence agreements, software licences and confidentiality agreements.

Prior to joining Boult Wade Tennant, she was the director of an industrial practice, managing a team of patent practitioners and support staff handling the full range of intellectual property matters in Europe for a multinational high tech company with an extensive patent portfolio.

Recent work

  • Presented arguments for five related video processing cases at Oral Proceedings before the Examining Division at the European Office and was successful in achieving a grant of all five patents with scopes fully in line with the client’s interest.
  • Worked with the technical experts to prepare a case, relating to a frequency synthesizer, for Oral Proceedings on Appeal, presented arguments at the Oral Proceedings, and successfully overcame the Board of Appeal objections.

Events

LES Annual Licensing Update Seminar and Reception, London, February 2016

November 2014 – Techlaw 2014 – Legal update and discussion for the Technology Sector

October 2012 – epi/EPO Seminar Guidelines2Day

High Tech and Electrical

High Tech and Electrical

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Phone this number +44 (0)118 956 5900

Email this address sgibson@boult.com

My location

My location

The Anchorage
34 Bridge Street
Reading
RG1 2LU

Sectors and practice areas

Sectors

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive electronics
  • Consumer electronics
  • Medical products
  • Mobile communications
  • Semiconductor devices and manufacturing

Practice areas

  • Electronics
  • Mechanical devices
  • Mobile communications
  • Physics

Memberships

  • CIPA
  • EPI
  • LES

Qualifications

  • Chartered UK Patent Attorney
  • European Design Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • BSc (Hons) Physics, University of Southampton
Testimonials
“I've worked mostly with Sarah who has been fabulous the whole time.” (Client comment, client satisfaction survey)

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