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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. Her Master’s research project investigated the use of sulfonated bis-imines in heterocycle synthesis.

Career History

Philippa joined Gill Jennings & Every in 2017 after working at another leading firm of patent attorneys for the first three years of her training.

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

Philippa Makepeace


Philippa handles cases in a range of chemical fields, having particular interest in polymer chemistry, coatings and catalysts. She has worked with a variety of clients from start-ups to multinational companies. Philippa is involved in the drafting and prosecution of both chemical and mechanical UK and European applications and has experience attending hearings before the European Patent Office.

Philippa has experience conducting freedom-to-operate reviews for infringement purposes. She strives to align clients’ intellectual property protection with their commercial strategy.

Having recently moved to London, Philippa is enjoying exploring the city and all it has to offer.