Sam is a UK Chartered and European Patent Attorney and heads up the patent attorney practice in the Intellectual Property group. She has experience of all aspects of IP strategy and registration across the life sciences sector.
Sam is a member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) and the European Patent Institute (epi) and is a Registered Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC).
Sam has a first degree in microbiology and biochemistry, a masters degree in bioinformatics and a PhD (DPhil – Oxford) in biochemistry. Prior to becoming a patent attorney, Sam had a scientific career in both commercial and academic research, predominantly in the drug and target discovery space.
- Over 15 years' experience of patent drafting and prosecution in a range of technical areas, including small and large molecule pharmaceuticals, gene therapy, molecular biology, synthetic biology, diagnostics and medical device patents.
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Staffordshire, BSc (Hons) Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
University of Manchester, MSc Bioinformatics,
Oxford, DPhil Bioinformatics
MSc Management of Intellectual Property (QMUL)