Senior Patent Attorney, IP Policy and Strategy
Sonia Cooper (European Patent Attorney, Chartered Patent Attorney, B.Sc.Hons., M.Sc.) is a Senior Patent Attorney in the Open Innovation, Intellectual Property Group at Microsoft. Sonia handles IP policy matters for Microsoft, with a focus on Europe. Sonia is also responsible for patent portfolio development for Microsoft Research Cambridge in the UK. Prior to joining Microsoft, Sonia was head of patents at Skype. Before joining Skype, Sonia worked in private practice in London. Sonia has a bachelor’s degree in physics from Bristol University and a master’s degree in management of intellectual property from QMW University.