Lara SibleyBSc, PhD

Senior Associate

Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney

Offices: London (UK)

Languages spoken: English


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Lara Sibley

Lara joined Marks & Clerk in 2012 in the electronics group. She qualified as a UK Chartered Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney in 2016. Since joining Marks & Clerk, Lara has had experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications relating to a wide range of technologies, including in particular cryptography, video coding, natural language processing, machine learning, medical devices, wireless networking, optical devices and semiconductor devices. Lara has successfully represented clients at oral proceedings at the EPO, and has experience of EPO opposition and appeal proceedings. In addition, she works on standards essentiality evaluations for European Patents, with particular expertise in MPEG standards. Lara acts on behalf of clients of all sizes, from individual inventors, through to SMEs and large multinationals and has experience prosecuting applications in multiple jurisdictions including Europe, the US, China and Japan.

Lara graduated from Durham University in 2007 with a first class degree in Physics. She went on to obtain a PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2011. Her PhD involved studying itinerant electron systems under extreme conditions such as high pressure and low temperature, with a focus on resistivity and synchrotron X-ray powder diffraction measurements.

Lara Sibley works in the following sectors

Mechanical Engineering
Optical Technologies


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