Senior IP Law Counsel
IBM Europe, Middle East & Africa
Belinda Gascoyne is Senior IP Law Counsel at IBM where she heads up a team providing all aspects of IP Law support for IBM in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. 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 the ORoPO Foundation (the Open Register of Patent Ownership).