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Heather McKenna

Technical Assistant

Heather McKenna is a part-qualified UK Patent Attorney and trainee European Patent Attorney.

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Heather entered the profession in 2015, following undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Mechanical Engineering at the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. Heather also has experience of working in the oil and gas industry for a leading international service provider. Heather is based in our Aberdeen office supporting the work of our patent department.

Education

MEng Mechanical Engineering (Distinction)
The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Specialisms

Sectors

  • Energy and offshore technologies
  • Downhole, drilling and completion technologies
  • Subsea equipment and intervention technologies
  • Mechanical and electrical engineering
  • Non-destructive testing and failure analysis
  • Thermodynamics
  • Materials
  • Control and instrumentation

Services

  • Drafting patent specifications
  • UK and European patent prosecution
  • IP audits
  • Patent searching
  • Patentability assessments
  • Registered designs
 
 
 
 
Experience

2012 – 2015
Mechanical discipline engineer working between projects and operations

2015 to present
Private practice