Chloe Flower

Senior Associate

Chloe’s work covers a diverse range of subject matter. She has particular experience in laundry technology, contact lenses, oil and gas extraction, ceramic materials, corrosion protection, polymer manufacture and applications, and medical devices including diagnostics instruments, surgical tools, medical alloys and implantable materials. Chloe handles all stages of prosecution and contentious work including defending and attacking patents in EPO opposition and appeal proceedings.

Chloe has valuable prosecution experience outside of Europe, in particular China, Korea, Japan and the US, working with attorneys worldwide to coordinate a central prosecution strategy. Chloe’s clients appreciate her consideration of their commercial goals and the tailoring of creative strategies across different jurisdictions according to their needs and requirements.

Aside from her prosecution and opposition work, Chloe also has expertise drafting patent applications, advising on complex freedom-to-operate issues and has participated in UK litigation proceedings. Chloe’s practice involves helping clients obtain robust protection for their inventions and providing a coordinated and strategic approach to manage their patent portfolios.

Chloe graduated from the University of Cambridge, where she was awarded a First Class in Natural Sciences (specialising in materials science), receiving the Goldsmiths’ Medal for her final exams, and completed a PhD at the Materials Science and Metallurgy department there. Her strong research background means that she is well placed to advise on technical subject matter across the Engineering and Chemistry & Materials practice groups including in the fields of industrial and consumer chemistry, renewable technology, carbon-based materials, and energy.

Chloe enjoys swimming and competes at National level. She keeps up her musical skills playing flute with a local orchestra.

Qualifications

  • MSci and MA Natural Sciences (University of Cambridge)
  • PhD Biomaterial Science (University of Cambridge)
  • Chartered Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney