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Nikki Davy

Nikki has been in the patent profession since 2005.

Nikki graduated from Queen’s University (Canada) with a degree in Electrical Engineering (First Class Honours).  Nikki then worked in her native Canada as an engineer for five years becoming a registered professional engineer in 2003. As an engineer Nikki helped to design and implement a new data network backbone for a large manufacturing company, and implement and test an integrated communication system for a large public transit organization.

Nikki subsequently obtained a law degree from the University of Toronto (Canada). She was admitted as a solicitor and barrister of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2008 and as a Canadian patent agent in 2010.  Nikki relocated to the UK in 2010 and was admitted as a solicitor of England and Wales in 2013, a Chartered Patent Attorney in 2015 and a European Patent Attorney in 2016.

Nikki handles all stages of the patent process, including drafting, prosecution, opposition and litigation.  Nikki has extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications before the UK Intellectual Property Office, European Patent Office, United States Patent and Trademark Office, and Canadian Intellectual Property Office.  Nikki specialises in inventions in the electronics, communications, and software fields and has particular experience in networking, wireless telecommunications, integrated circuit design, integrated circuit verification, CPUs, GPUs, neural networks, signal processing, and satellite technology.


Legal 500:

2017: "Other standout attorneys are ... Nikki Davy ..."

IP Stars:

2018: "... Nikki Davy, who is qualified as a lawyer and patent attorney, are the rising stars to watch. Davy is commended by a client: 'Nikki had to step in part way through and did so flawlessly despite our technology being subtle and complex. Everything was handled very well.'"

Nikki Davy
Consultant Senior Patent Attorney

Qualified 2010

European Patent Attorney
Charted Patent Attorney
Solicitor of England and Wales
Canadian Patent Agent
Barrister and Solicitor of Ontario, Canada
Professional Engineer of Ontario, Canada

JD, University of Toronto (Canada)

BSc, Electrical Engineering