Gail is a chartered UK patent attorney specialising in Chemical Engineering. She has worked in intellectual property since 2009, and deals with subject-matter spanning a broad range of technologies within and beyond the chemical engineering field; including industrial processes, drilling equipment, catalysts, polymers, food stuffs, and mechanical inventions.
Whilst obtaining her Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering, she had the opportunity to undertake three industrial placements with leading multinational companies in the pharmaceutical, chemical and petroleum sectors. After graduating, Gail spent five years working in the Research & Development division of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Her work in R&D included crystallisation using supercritical fluid processing as well as optimisation of particle size reduction techniques.
Since joining the profession, she has gained experience of drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the UK and Europe. She has been involved in global patent prosecution, with many clients’ portfolios including countries such as Australia, China, Japan, India and the USA. She has been involved in oppositions and appeals before the European patent office. She is also experienced in the protection of registered designs in Europe and the UK.
Chartered UK Patent Attorney
IP Litigator - Patent
MSc Management of Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary, University of London
Diplome d'Honneur, European Intellectual Property Institutes Network
MEng Chemical Engineering, University of Bradford
Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
The Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)
The Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)
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