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Tara Fitz Gerald

Associate, Patent Attorney


Tara Fitz Gerald
Tara Fitz Gerald

Tara is a member of the engineering patent team and has experience working primarily in the mechanical engineering, medical device and consumer products sectors.  Tara has experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications at the EPO and the UKIPO, as well as opinion and opposition work.  She has also handled design matters at the UKIPO and the EUIPO.

Tara works for clients ranging from start-ups to large multinational companies.  Her technical experience includes:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Medical devices
  • Clinical equipment
  • Sporting equipment
  • Automotive technology
  • Thermodynamics

Tara has a Masters in Biomedical Engineering from Imperial College London.  Her Masters project involved modelling gene expression in atherosclerosis.

Prior to joining the patent profession, Tara worked in industry R&D as an engineer for a company specialising in consumer diagnostic products.

Tara qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2018 and joined Mewburn Ellis in 2019 after working for another London based IP firm

t: +44 (0) 207 776 5300
e: tara.fitzgerald@mewburn.com