Nicole Cordy

Patent Attorney

  • MSci Physics with Particle Physics and Cosmology — University of Birmingham
  • Chartered Patent Attorney/European Patent Attorney

Nicole has a physics background and works mainly in the fields of mechanical engineering, photonics/optics, medical devices and health tech. She has worked on a variety of patent cases from hi-tech fields, including computer-implemented inventions and electronics.

Nicole has experience in all areas of patent work including the drafting and prosecution of UK, European and overseas patent applications. She has worked with large international corporations, universities, SMEs and individual inventors, assisting clients such as the Belron® group to manage its international patent portfolio. She also has experience of handling worldwide patent assignment projects.

On a personal and professional level Nicole is interested in the gaming sector and the growing importance of gaming tech in all aspects of society. A particular interest is VR, AR and MR which are transforming not just the entertainment industry but many others, including healthcare and automotive.

Nicole is very approachable and places a strong emphasis on client care. She works closely with clients to guide them through the patenting process and provides commercially-focussed advice to help clients maximise the potential of their IP.

Nicole joined UDL in 2016, having entered the profession in 2013. She qualified as a UK and European patent attorney in 2017.

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The COVID gaming boom — why and how to protect your IP

If you’re developing a game, here’s a crash course in IP to help get you up-to-speed.

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A faster way to patent green technologies

Here's how you can fast-track your green tech patents, bringing your products to market quicker.

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The way you make me file — famous musician patent holders

From MJ’s anti-gravity shoes to Prince’s ‘Keytar’, here’s a look at a few musical patent holders.

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