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J A Kemp
80 Turnmill Street

Work Department

Engineering and IT


Partner, European and UK Patent Attorney


Hermione is a European and UK Patent Attorney based in our London office. She has experience drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications, particularly in Europe and the UK.

Hermione has a technical background in engineering and has handled a wide range of electrical, electronic and mechanical patent cases. She has experience working in a large variety of fields, for example, those related to medical devices, software, power tools, packaging and manufacturing methods, and lithographic apparatus. Hermione often works on cases with subject matter relating to life sciences as well as engineering. In particular, she is familiar with the considerations of agricultural companies and has worked on various agri-tech cases. Hermione enjoys working on clean/green technologies. She heads up J A Kemp’s cleantech team and has experience drafting, filing and prosecuting related applications.

Hermione’s clients include individual inventors, start-ups and large multinationals and tailors her advice depending on the specific needs of the client.

In addition, Hermione has experience advising clients on freedom to operate matters for both patents and designs.

Hermione joined J A Kemp in 2011 and became a partner in 2021.


Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA); Member of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)


University of Oxford, Masters Degree in Engineering Science (specialising in civil and mechanical engineering)