Laura Hollingsworth

Laura specialises in intellectual property rights for industrial designs and mechanical and manufacturing innovations.


Laura’s work involves:

  • conducting patent novelty searches and advising on patentability
  • preparing, filing, and prosecuting patent applications
  • freedom-to-operate and infringement assessments
  • design searches and advising on design registration
  • filing and prosecuting design registrations
  • advising on patent and design filing strategies.


Laura has experience working across a range of technologies and with a wide range of clients, including universities, research institutes, SMEs, start-ups, and individuals.  


Laura has a first-class honours degree in mechanical engineering and a PhD in Bioengineering. Her PhD research related to wheelchair design and modelling wheelchair propulsion and strength characteristics among people with tetraplegia. Laura completed one year of her post-graduate studies at University of Bath in the United Kingdom.



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