Lianne Da-Cunha

Trainee Patent Attorney


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Lianne joined the Technology and Engineering team at Forresters in September 2021 and is currently working towards her qualification as a UK and European Patent Attorney.

Work highlights

Lianne has been involved in drafting applications in the field of aerospace, as well as prosecuting both UK and European patent applications. She has been part of a team that has successfully secured patent protection for inventions including autonomous aerial vehicles, and medical devices such as breathing masks.

Technical specialism

Her background is in manufacturing engineering, but she mainly works in the mechanical and electromechanical fields. She also has experience drafting UK patent applications in the aerospace sector, as well as working with clients on mass spectrometers and chromatography systems.

Education & Training

Lianne graduated from the University of Cambridge with a First-Class master’s degree in Engineering, specialising in Manufacturing Engineering. Her master’s project was carried out in collaboration with a leading aerospace manufacturer and included developing a strategy to leverage their patent portfolio to facilitate and promote effective transitions to environmental sustainability.

Lianne’s Clients

She works with a wide range of clients, from large multinationals to SMEs.

Personal Interests

Outside of work, she enjoys playing the piano and singing. She is also a keen baker and a budding cake decorator, having taken on the challenge of making a wedding cake for a friend.