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Stephanie Wroe

Associate, Patent Attorney / London

Stephanie Wroe

Practice Area

Patents - biotechnology, chemistry & pharmaceuticals group


Stephanie’s background is in biology, in particular genetics. Her practice encompasses a wide variety of biotechnology subject matter, including: veterinary medicine, biopharmaceuticals, food technology and biofuels. Stephanie acts for several direct clients including a number of high profile international clients, and start-up companies. 

Stephanie joined D Young & Co in 2000 and became an associate in 2008.


BSc in Genetics, University of York.
MSc in Human Molecular Genetics, Imperial College, University of London.
DPhil in Genetics, University of Oxford, Department of Biochemistry/MRC Mammalian Genetics Unit, Harwell. Researched genomic imprinting.
Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary College, University of London.
European Patent Attorney 2008.
Chartered Patent Attorney 2008.
European Design Attorney. 


Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).
European Patent Institute (epi).

Selected Publications

Wroe, Kelsey, Skinner, Bodle, Ball, Beechey, Peters, Williamson (2000). An imprinted transcript, antisense to Nesp, adds complexity to the cluster of imprinted genes at the mouse Gnas locus. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 28;97(7):3342-6.
Peters, Wroe, Wells, Miller, Bodle, Beechey, Williamson, Kelsey (1999). A cluster of oppositely imprinted transcripts at the Gnas locus in the distal imprinting region of mouse chromosome 2. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 30;96(7):3830-5.


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