Patent Administrator

Sheila is an experienced and skilled legal assistant and administrative employee. As a Formalities Officer she is involved in all administrative aspects of patent prosecution and opposition procedures. She assists in litigation procedures as a paralegal, organising complex files and contacts with patent offices.

Sheila has a working background in retail sales, corporate finance and private equity, acting as assistant in Sales & Marketing, Human Resources, and in Portfolio Management & Legal Affairs. She joined a US competition and IP boutique in 2004 as a formalities officer and joined Hoyng Monégier when it launched in 2011.

    • EPO line Technical User Day, New Developments – European Patent Office – 2019
    • Masterclass “Implementation of the Unitary Patent” Platform Formalities Officers – 2017
    • “US Patent Formalities” Forum Institut für Management GmbH- 2017
    • Masterclass “Patent Formalities in Latin – America” Platform Formalities Officers – 2016
    • Masterclass “Patents” Platform Formalities Officers – 2016
    • Masterclass “Formalities update in China & Japan” Platform Formalities Officers – 2015
    • Masterclass “Patents” Platform Formalities Officers- 2014
    • Patents Formalities Course Full Program – Delta Patents 2011
    • Several webinars on IP Patent Prosecution rules and law changes – Thomson IP Management Services – 2010
    • European Patent Academy Seminar PW22 – 2008” – European Patent Office – 2008
    • EPC 2000 Course for Formalities Officers, Technologisch Instituut, KVIV, Belgium – 2008
    • EPO Line User Day, Advanced Level, European Patent Office – 2007
    • Formalities Officers Course One Day – Delta patents 2007
    • European Patent Academy Seminar PW16 – 2006, European Patent Office (2006)
    • EPO Line User Day, Starters Level, European Patent Office (2005)
    • “The Patent Administrator “- Forum Institut für Management GmbH – 2005
    • In-house introduction to Intellectual Property and Patents (2004)
    • Member of the Platform Formalities Officers

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Rembrandt Tower, 30th floor
Amstelplein 1
1096 HA Amsterdam
The Netherlands


P.O. Box 94361
1090 GJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands



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