Chloe Flower

Senior Associate

Chloe works in both the Engineering & Tech and Chemistry & Materials teams. She has particular experience in polymer manufacture and applications, laundry technology, contact lenses, oil and gas extraction, ceramic materials, corrosion protection, 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, advising on complex freedom-to-operate issues and participating in UK litigation 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, including Xeros, Depuy Synthes and Binx Health, appreciate her consideration of their commercial goals and the tailoring of creative strategies across different jurisdictions according to their needs and requirements. She helps clients obtain robust protection for their inventions and provides a coordinated and strategic approach to manage their patent portfolios.

Chloe is an active member of the Chiefs in Intellectual Property (ChIPs) and Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) Women in IP Global Network groups, including speaking at the MIP Women in Leadership MIP Forum 2020. She was also involved in the Board of Appeal Key Decisions conference in 2019, taking part in the mock trial demonstrating the implementation of the new Rules of Procedure.

Chloe graduated from the University of Cambridge, where she was awarded a First Class in Natural Sciences (specialising in materials science) 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.


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