- European Patent Attorney
- Chartered Patent Attorney
- MSci Natural Sciences Cantab
- 2022 Legal 500: Christine is a "very experienced and talented patent attorney, who provides top quality work even in the most complex situations under tight deadlines, with excellent written and verbal communication skills".
- 2019 Legal 500: "Extremely good knowledge and experience and provides high-quality work even in complex situations".
Christine is an IP director and member of the firm’s tech and engineering practice groups. Christine has amassed significant experience of drafting and prosecuting patent applications in high tech and physics areas of technology. In particular she has worked on computer implemented inventions, telecommunications, nanotechnology, audio processing and health devices. During her time at Swindell & Pearson, Christine has established trusted relationships with some of the firm’s multinational clients by providing consistently high-quality work within agreed budgets and time frames.
Christine drafts patent applications which are suitable for use all over the world. She has a reputation for drafting clear and comprehensive patent applications and enjoys working closely with inventors and clients to make sure that the patent applications are technically correct and focussed on the client’s commercial interests.
Christine prosecutes a significant number of patent applications before the European Patent Office and is very experienced in the nuances of European law. She is skilled in optimising patent applications for prosecution in Europe and in formulating strategies for obtaining allowance of these patent applications before the European Patent Office.
Before joining Swindell and Pearson Christine graduated from the University of Cambridge where she studied experimental and theoretical physics and learned to adapt her northern accent so that southerners could understand her.
When she is not at work, Christine spends most of her time caring for her young family and occasionally swimming with her local swimming club Etwall Eagles.