Meet The Team

Julia Mills
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Academic and Research Background

After graduating, Julia spent two years with the UK Radiological Protection Board computer modelling the effects of radiation leaks. She then moved to the European Patent Office where she examined patents in the physics field for over 8 years. She speaks fluent French and conversational German.

Professional Experience

Julia joined the patent profession in 1997. She began her career at D Young & Co as a trainee patent attorney and became a Partner in 2006.

Julia regularly attends hearings at the European patent office before the Examining Division, Opposition Division and the Boards of Appeal. She also provides infringement opinions for UK companies. Julia's clients have included blue chip technology companies; UK, US and Japanese corporations; SMEs, universities, start ups and individual inventors. Julia has experience of the differing requirements across the complete spectrum of clients from individual inventors to international corporations.

Julia is an Examiner for the European Qualifying Examination, which is the body responsible for assessing candidates for entry onto the official Register of European Patent Attorneys.


  • Member of European Patent Institute (epi)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys


  • European Patent Attorney
  • UK Patent Attorney
  • European Design Attorney
  • Masters degree in Applied Energy and a Diplome d'Ingenieur in Chemical Engineering
  • Honours Degree in Physics and Electronic Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK


  • Physics, Electronics & Mechanical
  • Thermal physics
  • Fluid flow
  • Microprocessors
  • Green energy
  • Optics and consumer electronic fields
  • Microprocessor design
  • Digital audio and video technologies
  • Graphics processing
  • Memory devices
  • EPO Hearings and Oppositions

I’m indebted to the team at Script IP for consistently helping to keep my clients happy and achieving IP objectives on time and within budget.

Dr. David Whitehouse, Independent Biotechnology Consultant