Sam joined Kilburn & Strode in June 2017 as a Technical Assistant in the Chemistry and Life Sciences group, and is training to become a UK and European Patent Attorney.
Prior to joining Kilburn & Strode, Sam worked at another long-established firm and specialised in the drafting and prosecution of patents in the field of Mechanical Engineering.
Sam has a background in Chemistry and graduated with a first class MChem degree from the University of Liverpool in 2010. Sam then undertook a PhD in Chemistry at The University of Liverpool, and developed a new synthetic toolbox for Nanoscale Drug Delivery Systems and their application to HIV/AIDS treatment.
Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law – Queen Mary University of London (2016)
PhD Chemistry – University of Liverpool (2014)
MChem Chemistry – University of Liverpool (2010)
Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
F.Y. Hern, S.E.R. Auty, O.C.J. Andren, M. Malkoch and S.P. Rannard, Polymer Chemistry, 2017, 8, 1644-1653.
H.E. Rogers, P. Chambon, S.E.R. Auty, F.Y. Hern, A. Owen and S.P. Rannard, Soft Matter, 2015, 11, 7005-7015.
S.E.R. Auty, O.C.J. Andren, F.Y. Hern, M. Malkoch and S.P. Rannard, Polymer Chemistry, 2015, 6, 573-582.
S.E.R. Auty, O.C.J Andren, M. Malkoch and S.P. Rannard, Chemical Communications, 2014, 50, 6574-6577.
S.P. Rannard, A. Owen, H.E. Rogers, M. Giardiello, F. Hatton, P. Chambon, S.E.R. Auty, A. Dwyer and L. Tatham: “Polydendrons”, WO 2014/199174.
S.E.R. Auty: “Novel surface modification of thiol terminated dendrons with polyethylene glycol using Michael addition thiol-ene click chemistry”, Abstracts of papers of the American Chemical Society, 2012.