• Senior IP Law Counsel, IBM EMEA, and President, IP Federation
  • IBM Europe, Middle East & Africa

Belinda is Senior IP Law Counsel at IBM where she heads up the EMEA IP Law team, providing all aspects of IP Law support. Belinda is a Chartered and European Patent Attorney with a background in Physics and has wide practical experience in drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications as well as in IP strategy, patent management and copyright issues. Before joining IBM in 2004, Belinda worked in private practice in London.

Belinda is also actively involved in policy matters and is currently President of the IP Federation, a member of the techUK IPR Committee, the Digital Europe Patents Working Group, and a director of ORoPO – the Open Register of Patent Ownership.