Registered UK Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Alice graduated from The University of Edinburgh with a first class Honours Degree in Pharmacology.
Alice joined Gill Jennings & Every in 2013.
Prior to this Alice worked in the in-house IP department for a global pharmaceutical company.
Alice qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2017.
Alice works on a wide variety of subject areas including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, diagnostics, polymer chemistry, inks and laser-markable compositions, sealant and fire protectant formulations, and consumer goods such as detergent compositions and absorbent materials.
Alice advises a range of clients including universities, SMEs and large biotech and pharmaceutical companies. She is experienced in drafting patent applications, prosecuting UK, European and foreign patent applications through to grant and also has experience in patent audit, due diligence, and infringement and ownership issues. Alice also has experience in opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office.
Alice began her career in house, working for a multinational pharmaceutical company where she managed large patent portfolios, provided patent landscapes and freedom to operate opinions, and advised the company on launch strategy and IP related issues. Her portfolio included topical compositions and patches, oral dosage forms, injectable formulations and new chemical entities for a variety of compounds and indications.
Alice enjoys working closely with inventors to understand the technical details of their innovations. She seeks to understand the commercial goals of her clients in order to provide strategic IP advice to help meet those goals.
In her spare time, Alice enjoys swimming, cycling and traveling.