Belinda is a UK Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney with over 20 years of practical experience in all aspects of intellectual property gained both in private practice and in industry. She has represented IBM on the Council of the IP Federation since 2011. Belinda specialises in the fields of computing and electronics and has a degree in physics from the University of Bristol.
Belinda also represents IBM on the techUK IP Policy Group, the DIGITALEUROPE Patents Working Group and the CIPA Computer Technology Committee, and is a Director of ORoPO (Open Register of Patent Ownership).
Outside work, Belinda enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as swimming, walking and sailing.