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  • Great Britain
  • Germany
  • France
  • China
  • Souht Korea

Katherine Dainty


Patent Attorney, Senior Associate

Patentanwalt, Senior Associate

Patent Attorney, Conseil Senior

专利代理人, 资深协理

弁理士, シニアアソシエイト

변리사, 선임 구성원

  • English (en)


Katherine is a UK and European patent attorney working in the electronics and engineering team.

Katherine has experience working with multinational companies, SMEs, and individual inventors. She drafts, files, and prosecutes applications in a broad range of technical areas, and in particular in the fields of consumer electronics, domestic appliances, telecommunications and optical systems. She regularly prosecutes applications both in Europe and overseas. In addition, Katherine has experience preparing opinions on validity and freedom-to-operate. Katherine has a particular interest in the technical areas of quantum computing, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence.


Katherine graduated from Durham University with an undergraduate master’s degree in Physics. Her masters project involved using optical data collected from the Pan-STARRS1 telescope in Hawaii during its early stages of operation to investigate the variability of broad absorption line quasars, and to assess the effectiveness of the telescope for such investigations. Katherine also studied quantum computing, particle theory, and atomic and optical physics and their application to lasers.

Katherine has a certificate in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary University of London and has also passed the CIPA litigation skills course.

Recognition and Awards

  • Managing Intellectual Property Stars – Rising star, 2021, 2019
  • International Women’s Day 2021

  • Women’s health, AI and the data gap

  • 100 engineering ideas that have changed the world