Emily O’Neill

General Counsel UK

Main tasks
  • Responsible for the UK market 
  • Provides Intellectual Property expertise
Previous work experience
  • Chief Counsel – IP & Litigation at Spectris plc, a FTSE 100 scientific instrumentation company (2013 – 2020)
  • General Counsel (secondment) – Servomex Group (2016 – 2018)
  • Senior Associate with the London office of Bird & Bird (2007 – 2013)
Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practise – University of Oxford (2008)
  • PhD – Inorganic Materials Chemistry (University College London 2001 – 2004)
  • Master of Chemistry (University of Bath, 1997 – 2001)
Additional information
  • Named as one of the world’s leading IP strategists by IAM 300
  • Director, AIPPI UK and Committee Member of the AIPPI In-House Advisory Committee
  • Committee Member of the In-House Division Committee of The Law Society of England and Wales
  • Named as a Managing IP Corporate Star 2016-2019
  • Speaker at conferences and seminars dealing with intellectual property management and enforcement strategy

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