Sophie is client focussed with a wealth of experience working closely with clients to help maximise the value of their patent portfolio. She likes to develop an intimate knowledge of a client’s commercial goals and to provide advice that enables those goals to be met.
Sophie’s experience extends across the field of chemistry, including small molecule pharmaceutical chemistry, drug delivery formulations, polymers, and personal care products.

Having worked with a variety of clients, from university technology transfer companies and SMEs to large multinational companies, Sophie is able to provide support and advice at every stage of the patent process from invention identification through to the development of an appropriate multinational filing and prosecution strategy. She regularly represents clients before the EPO’s Opposition Divisions and Boards of Appeal.



European Patent Attorney (2014)
Chartered UK Patent Attorney (2015)
Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC) (2023)
IP Litigator – Patents
MChem, Chemistry – University of Oxford (2004)
DPhil, Inorganic Chemistry - University of Oxford (2008)


Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
The Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)

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