Claire Lightfoot



Claire is a part-qualified patent attorney in our Electronics and Engineering team. Since joining Venner Shipley, Claire has drafted and prosecuted patent applications relating to a wide variety of technological areas, in particular electronics.


Claire graduated from University College London with a First Class Honours degree in Physics. During her degree she studied a broad range of subjects, such as semiconductor technology, optics, environmental physics and thermodynamics. Her final year project involved designing and creating a software tool for teaching the preliminaries of quantum field theory.

Since joining Venner Shipley, Claire has achieved a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary, University of London.


  • Student member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys