Delicia Clarke, PhD

Senior Associate

  • Delicia is on secondment and not currently practicing at WilmerHale.

Delicia Clarke focuses her practice on intellectual property matters with particular experience in multi-jurisdiction patent litigation.

Dr. Clarke has worked on high-profile patent infringement and invalidation litigation matters, and has experience in the EPO patent prosecution process, patent portfolio management, and developing licensing strategies. Dr. Clarke has also advised on the regulatory aspects of product liability and compliance matters across all sectors. She has multisector experience, with an emphasis on life sciences, technology and communications, and food and beverage.

Dr. Clarke holds a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Cambridge and before beginning her legal career worked as a post-doctoral developmental neuroscientist at the Babraham Institute in Cambridge.


  • Listed as a Rising Star by Managing IP - IP Stars in 2020 and 2022

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  • Education

    • Postgraduate Diploma, Intellectual Property, University of Oxford, 2019

    • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, 2015

    • Graduate Diploma, Law, Kaplan Law School, 2014

    • PhD, Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Downing College, 2004

    • BSc, Physiology with Pharmacology, University of Southampton, 2000

      with Honors
  • Admissions

    • England and Wales, Solicitor



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