+44 (0)23 8000 2022
Education/Alumni: Leeds University - Mechanical Engineering Degree
Languages Spoken: English
Network Memberships: CIPA, EPI, AIPPI
Helga founded Chapman IP in 2002 and is the managing director. The firm has since grown to become an established and respected IP practice with over 20 IP staff including a number of IP specialist lawyers. Helga’s technical expertise in prosecuting and advising on patents, trade marks and designs spans a broad range of technologies, including aerospace, construction materials, electronics and mechanical and general engineering.
Helga has considerable experience of managing global IP portfolios in the field of engineering and materials science in particular. She has been highly successful in obtaining valuable patents for her clients who cover a wide spectrum of commercial activity and include one of the world’s largest materials science companies. She is also experienced at representing clients in hearings at the European Patent Office.
She is noted for her commercial acumen and understanding the value of IP as a key consideration in the context of transactions, corporate valuations and strategic decision-making. She is commonly working alongside marketing, sales, technical and research staff to gain a deep insight into their specific commercial reasons for establishing or acquiring IP.
She is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of Leeds University and an active fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys.
Key IP Practices
- Trade marks
- IP strategy and commercial
- Brand creation and protection
- IP transactions
- Searching and watching
- Freedom to operate
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Filing & Prosecution
- IP Office Proceedings
- IP Transactions
- Strategy & Advisory
- Chemical Engineering
- Defence incl. Aerospace
- Unmanned Aerial Systems
- Electrical Engineering
- Industrial Manufacturing
- Mechanical Engineering
- Media, Entertainment & Publishing
- Biotechnology + Life Sciences
Last Updated 23rd March 2018