Angela Quinlan is responsible for management and development of Longitude’s portfolio of 3,500 semiconductor and storage patents and leads the team responsible for prosecution of Longitude’s patent applications globally.
Angela is a qualified UK and European patent attorney and prior to joining Longitude, Angela worked in private practice in top tier firms both in Ireland and the UK. As part of this work, Angela has extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting applications relating to semiconductor technology, data processing, coding, encryption and industry standards in the ICT sector. Furthermore, she also has substantial experience in both attacking and defending European patents during opposition proceedings and in providing infringement and validity opinions.
Angela has a first class degree in Electronic Engineering and a PhD in digital signal processing from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. She spent one year of her PhD working in the École Normale Supérieure Cachan, Paris, France. After completing her PhD she spent two years working as a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan. Angela’s research focused on the use of array signal processing for acoustical source location and tracking.