Associate, Patent Attorney London
Profile of Stephanie Wroe

I have a background in biology with a specific focus on genetics. I joined D Young & Co in 2000 and I became an associate in 2008.

My practice is hugely varied, and covers a range of biotechnological subject matter, including veterinary medicine, biopharmaceuticals, food technology and biofuels. I act for several direct clients – from high-profile international organisations to start-up companies.


  • 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.
  • Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary, University of London.
  • European Patent Attorney 2008.
  • Chartered Patent Attorney 2008.
  • Registered representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC) 2023.


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


  • 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.
Talented patent attorneys with scientific backgrounds in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, electronics and engineering.
The patent team at D Young & Co LLP is consistently excellent and is very customer focused.
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