Deborah Bould's focus is patent dispute resolution. She has nearly 20 years of experience of standards essential patent assertions in a wide range of technologies including the Internet of Things (IoT).

Key sectors for Deborah are Technology, Industrials, Energy & Natural Resources and Consumer Goods, Food & Retail. Her experience includes freedom to operate reviews, licensing compliance programmes, mediation, arbitration and litigation.

Most of Deborah’s work is multi-jurisdictional and she has extensive experience of developing winning enforcement and defence strategies with colleagues in key jurisdictions such as the USA, China, Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands.