Niamh Jackson

Technical Assistant

Niamh Jackson is a Technical Assistant at Lincoln IP and is training to become a Chartered and European Patent Attorney.

Niamh Jackson

Niamh has a BSc. in Physics from the University of Strathclyde and a PhD in ultra-cold atomic physics from the University of Durham. Following her PhD, Niamh continued her research as post-doctoral researcher at the University of Durham, where her work focused on atom trapping in optical tweezers. Niamh then gained experience working in the industrial sector within the field of laser technology, specifically working on the development of quantum sensors. Niamh joined the patent profession in 2021 and is based in our Glasgow office supporting the work of our patent department.


BSc Physics
University of Strathclyde

PhD Ultra-cold Atomic Physics
University of Durham



  • Optics, electronics and optoelectronics
  • General engineering
  • Instrumentation and diagnostic devices
  • Semiconductor and MEMS technologies
  • Energy and offshore technologies
  • Fast-moving consumer goods


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