Both a European and British patent attorney and a patent attorney litigator, she has over 25 years experience of working as a patent attorney and a solicitor, particularly in relation to intellectual property litigation and corporate transactions. A biochemist by training, she has experience in advising clients on a wide range of intellectual property issues and technologies, from obtaining patent, trade mark and design protection, through to commercialisation and enforcement.
Vicki is a member of the Council of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys and chairs its Litigation Committee, as well as sitting on a number of other committees. She is also a contributor to practitioner level patent text books : the Modern Law of Patents (Butterworths) and the CIPA Guide to the Patents Act 1977 (Sweet & Maxwell).
Vicki is listed in the Who’s Who Legal listings 2011.
Vicki is more commonly known for her conservative loves of golf, yoga and melodic opera. However she has, on occasion, been known to throw caution to the wind and take her sporty Honda S2000 on exhilarating track days.