Senior Associate, Patent Attorney / London
Patents - biotechnology, chemistry & pharmaceuticals group
Unitary patent and Unified Patent Court specialist
Rachel’s area of expertise is in the chemical field and includes petrochemicals, fuel additives, pigments, dyes, nanotechnology, semiconductors, pharmaceuticals and polymer chemistry.
Prior to entering the patent law profession, Rachel spent her final year at Oxford University working in a physical organic chemistry research group. Specifically Rachel’s research focused on the surface chemistry of boron-doped diamond electrodes and thin-film polymer chemistry.
MChem in Chemistry, University College, University of Oxford, 2009; shared Astrazeneca and BP prizes for first year exam results; awarded Degussa prize for second year exam results and awarded Gibbs prize for final exam results.
MSc in Intellectual Property, Queen Mary College, University of London 2010; awarded GlaxoSmithKline prize for patents.
Ballantyne prize for UK Finals Examination P6 (Infringement and Validity) 2011.
Certificate in IP Litigation.
European Patent Attorney 2013.
Chartered Patent Attorney 2013.
European Design Attorney.
Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).
European Patent Institute (epi).
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).