Emma's mum goes to all her gigs but has never heard her sing. Read Emma's story for Deaf Awareness Week and learn why the visual voice is so important.
After studying for a HND in Marketing at the University of Wales, Emma joined the Patent Office in 1998.
Her life in the IPO began in Facilities Management before moving to Training and Development, two departments that she throughly enjoyed but still wanted to learn about the core areas. The Information Centre provided the knowledge that Emma needed to progress to her current role as Business Outreach Manager where she been for the past 10 years delivering IP advice to SMEs all over the UK.
As much as I’ve enjoyed the Easter holidays, I’m glad to get back into a routine.
It's 5pm on a Saturday and the kids have been fed, phew!
As a Business Outreach Manager, it's my role to raise awareness of IP and I find myself often saying: You don't have to look far, IP is all around us.
Anyone that has a pre-school child may understand the love/hate relationship that I have with the little pig known as Peppa.
Having naturally curly hair is something that I have learned to live with and (most of the time) I embrace my frizzy mop.
I had a pretty unique upbringing in an environment where disability couldn’t be ignored. My Mum has had hearing loss since birth. She communicates well through lip reading, hearing aids and British Sign Language (BSL).
As a self confessed shoe obsessive one of my idols is the famous Christian Louboutin. With London Fashion week coming to an end today, I began thinking about the iconic designer and (naturally) his Intellectual Property.