Holly Whitlock > Maucher Jenkins > Farnham, England > Lawyer Profile

Maucher Jenkins
BROADMEDE HOUSE
FARNHAM BUSINESS PARK
FARNHAM, SURREY
GU9 8QT
England

Work Department

Patents | Registered Designs | Engineering & Physics | IT, Software & Electronics

Position

Chartered Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, European Trade Mark & Design Attorney.

Holly uses her specialisation in mathematics to advise clients on patent matters as well as signal processing, image processing, coding/encryption and classification.

She works with patent issues for a number of substantial clients in the US, Japan, the UK and continental Europe. She has extensive experience in prosecuting applications in addition to developing patent portfolios relating to standards, such as the MPEG 7 standard.

She has recently been elected to the EPI council, and therefore has access to and influence at the EPO. She has a strong commitment to supporting and encouraging other women in IP, business and STEM.

Career

Trained at Abel & Imray, qualified (CPA, EPA) in 1995.

Became partner at Maucher Jenkins (then RGC Jenkins & Co.) in 2003.

Current directorships: Jenkins IP Ltd.

Languages

French, German.

Memberships

CIPA, AIPPI, EPI.

Education

Wadham College, University of Oxford (1990 BA(Hons) Mathematics).

Leisure

Cycling; member of CTC (Cyclists’ Touring Club) and British Cycling, qualified leader for British Cycling, leading women’s rides (Breeze Champion).

Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > PATMA: Patent attorneys

With offices in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and China, Anglo-German firm Maucher Jenkins is well-placed to handle cross-border matters, such as filing and prosecuting patent applications, as well as carry out portfolio and freedom to operate reviews in fast moving areas of technology. The team is also able to leverage the expertise of its patent litigators in the UK and Germany when disputes arise. The practice is collectively led by the following partners, who are based across the firm’s London, Farnham, Cambridge and Edinburgh offices: James Cross leads on IT, software and electronics mandates and acts for key clients, including Sky and British Airways, while Reuben Jacob heads up the life sciences team, which includes Fiona Kellas. Hugh Dunlop is the firm’s go-to contact for telecoms and green energy technology work, while Holly Whitlock and Phil Treeby jointly lead on engineering, physics and mathematics patenting. Stuart Rowlands is also noted for his experience in the engineering sector.