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Philippa Makepeace



European Patent Attorney.

UK Patent Attorney.

Philippa graduated from the University of Oxford with a Master’s degree in Chemistry.

Career History

Philippa qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2018 and a UK Patent Attorney in 2020.

Prior to joining Gill Jennings & Every in 2017, Philippa worked at another leading firm of patent attorneys for the first three years of her training.

Philippa Makepeace


Philippa is a Chartered & European Patent Attorney in our Chemistry and Life Sciences group, specialising in the field of chemical innovation.

Main specialisms
Philippa handles cases in a range of chemical fields, enjoying a varied caseload. She is involved in many different aspects of patent work including:
• drafting and prosecution of applications
• contentious opposition and appeal work
• infringement issues
• freedom-to-operate reviews.

Philippa works with a broad range of clients including multinational companies, SMEs and start-ups. Notable clients include a global leader in consumer goods, a UK-based provider of printing solutions and technology, and a world leading healthcare and diagnostics provider.

• Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
• European Patent Institute

In her spare time, Philippa enjoys spending time with friends over good food, traveling, baking, and picking up a good book.