Olivia qualified into the IP Litigation department in 2016, having joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in 2014.
Olivia primarily advises on patent matters and has experience of patent proceedings before the High Court and Court of Appeal. Building on her background in biochemistry, Olivia has worked on a range of matters in the life sciences sector including patent infringement and invalidity proceedings relating to pharmaceutical products and, most recently, issues surrounding Supplementary Protection Certificates. Olivia also has experience of working in the technology sector including patent infringement and invalidity proceedings relating to telecommunication patents.
During her training at the firm, Olivia gained experience in a number of other practice areas including Employment, Regulatory and Corporate. Olivia also spent three months on secondment to the legal department of a global computer games company, working on general commercial and intellectual property matters.