Robyn has extensive knowledge in the management of patent and design portfolios, in particular patents and designs at the UKIPO, EPO, WIPO and EUIPO.
She has significant experience in the preparation and filing of national, regional and international applications, and is familiar with the formal requirements of each. Robyn frequently corresponds with foreign attorneys to ensure the smooth prosecution of applications abroad.
She handles assignments, transfers and name changes on behalf of our clients. Robyn has regular involvement in our internal records processes, which means that she has a complete understanding of our systems for managing of deadlines.
Since 2017 Robyn has also been the firm’s HR & Admin Manager, dealing with recruitment and a number of other personnel and administrative matters in support of the firm’s operations.
Joined Cleveland in 2009
Filing/management of patent applications
Liaising with foreign attorneys
CIPA Certificate in Patent Administration
LLB (University of London – External Programme)
BA Law (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
IPAG (Intellectual Property Administrators Group)