Partner, European Patent Attorney, Chartered Patent Attorney, Registered Trade Mark Attorney

Suite 3.05, Platform, New Station Street, Leeds, LS1 4JB,
Leeds, West Yorkshire

+44 20 7831 7929

Patent star 2022



United Kingdom (England)

Practice areas:


Industry sectors:

Artificial intelligence
Computer technology & services
ICT & software

Virginia Driver is a qualified European Patent Attorney, Chartered Patent Attorney, European Trade Mark Attorney and Registered Trade Mark Attorney with over 20 years of experience in the intellectual property profession. Over the years she has registered thousands of patents in a wide variety of scientific fields, such as artificial intelligence, audio and video coding, computer architecture and applications, data science, signal processing, visible light communications, network protocols, and user interfaces, telecommunications and e-commerce. A large part of her work is international - she drafts applications which can suit the USPTO and she has developed a number of high profile patent portfolios for clients around the world. In addition to portfolio management, Virginia's professional experience covers opinion work, competitor surveillance, and written and oral representation in opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office. She is a regular speaker at IP conferences and events, and in 2020, Virginia contributed to the intellectual property chapter of The Law of Artificial Intelligence

Education/Alumni: B.A. Hons. (Oxford), Engineering Science


Last updated 16 August 2021