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Mark Bhandal - Associate


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UK Chartered Trade Mark Attorney, European Trade Mark Attorney

I went to Leeds University for my undergraduate degree and then moved to London shortly after and started working for a well-known UK Patent and Trade Mark Attorney firm near Chancery Lane.  During my time with that firm, I studied at Queen Mary University and I graduated with an MSc in Management of Intellectual Property and the Certificate in Intellectual Property Law.

Emily Brunton - Trainee Patent Attorney


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Trainee Patent Attorney

I joined Forresters as a trainee patent attorney in September 2016, and since then I have enjoyed working on a wide range of inventions as part of my training.

Beth Campbell - Trainee Patent Attorney


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Trainee Patent Attorney

I graduated from the University of Cambridge with a first class Masters degree in Natural Sciences (Chemistry) in 2014. I then spent a year in research at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Munich. 

Heather Chapman - Associate


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European Patent Attorney

I graduated with a MEng in Engineering and Materials Science from Oxford University.  Also I have an MSc in Management of Intellectual Property from Queen Mary, University of London.

James Farrow - Trainee Patent Attorney


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Trainee Patent Attorney

I graduated with an MPhys in Physics with Nanotechnology from the University of Leicester in 2015.

William Fowler - Trainee Patent Attorney


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Trainee Patent Attorney

I joined Forresters in September 2016 as a trainee patent attorney and assist with a range of patent cases in the Technology and Engineering group.

Jack Hennessy - Trainee Patent Attorney


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Trainee Patent Attorney

I graduated from the University of Birmingham with a degree in Mechanical
Engineering in 2014 and was awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced
Mechanical Engineering from the same institution in 2015.

Dr Emma Hicks - Associate


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European Patent Attorney

I graduated with a master's degree in Physics from the University of Liverpool in 2008 and then went on to study for a PhD in high energy physics, which I completed in 2012. I joined Forresters in 2013 as a trainee patent attorney.

Lewis Jones - Associate


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UK Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

I joined Forresters in September 2014, having graduated with a BSc (Hons) Biochemistry
degree from the University of Bath in 2014. During my degree, I undertook a year-long industrial placement, researching novel methods for the treatment of cardiac diseases.

Arthur Laycock - Trainee Patent Attorney


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Trainee Patent Attorney

I graduated from the University of Bristol with a Physics degree in 2009 and I joined Forresters in 2014.

Anne Long - Trainee Trade Mark Attorney


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Trainee Trade Mark Attorney

I graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a Law degree in 2014 where I elected
to study the IP module as well as basing my dissertation on IP principles. Prior to joining Forresters in 2015, I was lucky enough to gain commercial and legal experience at various law firms.

Dr Ryan Mitchell - Trainee Patent Attorney


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Trainee Patent Attorney

I graduated from Imperial College London with a BSc in Biomedical Science; I then went on to gain an MSc in Neuroscience at University College London. I then held a Research Assistant position within Imperial College London's Department of Medicine. Whilst holding this position, I also completed a PhD looking into the effects of particular gene variants on the risk of inheriting Type 2 Diabetes.

Dr Lijiang Niu - Associate


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Associate

I read chemistry at Peking University, obtained MSc in Applied Biomolecular Technology and then PhD in Biophysics at Nottingham University. My doctoral thesis was on investigation of nano-biomaterials by atomic force microscopy (AFM). I also hold an MSc in Management of Intellectual Property at Queen Mary, University of London. 

Kate Selwyn - Trainee Patent Attorney


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Trainee Patent Attorney

I graduated from Durham University with a BSc in Cell Biology. I then went on to gain a Master's degree in Stem Cell Technology from the University of Nottingham where my research project involved working on a novel tissue engineered construct used to treat corneal blindness.

Rosalie Shepherd - Trainee Patent Attorney


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Trainee Patent Attorney

I graduated from the University of Oxford in 2014 with a degree in Chemistry. I then went on to study for a PhD in Atmospheric Physical Chemistry at the University of London, during my PhD I spent two years at Rutherford Appleton Laboratories where I applied optical trapping and neutron reflectometry techniques to study atmospheric aerosol interfaces.

Greg Smith - Trainee Patent Attorney


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Trainee Patent Attorney

I graduated from the University of Leicester with a degree in Physics in 2012, where I was a bit of a generalist, taking modules in anything ranging from medical physics to spacecraft design. I was also fortunate enough to be one of the top performing undergraduates in the year.

Monika Spiewak - Trainee Trade Mark Attorney


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Trainee Trade Mark Attorney

I graduated from the University of Bialystok (Poland) in 2014 with a Master's Degree in Law. I gained a deep interest in trade mark law during my Erasmus scholarship at the University of Salzburg (Austria), where I studied my fourth year of law. My Master's Thesis focused on legal protection of trade marks with reputation.

Stephanie Thomas - Trainee Patent Attorney


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Trainee Patent Attorney

I graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2015 with a Masters in Physics, spending my final year focussed on condensed matter physics, playing with colloidal particles.

Stephanie Thomas - Trainee Trade Mark Attorney


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Trainee Trade Mark Attorney

I graduated from St George's University of London with a BSc in Biomedical Science in 2013. During my final year, I enjoyed undertaking laboratory research on pain genes in knee osteoarthritis for my dissertation. 

Alexandra Wood - Trainee Patent Attorney


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Trainee Patent Attorney

I graduated from Durham University in 2016 with a BSc in Cell Biology. I spent my final year focussed on the different vaccine approaches to the Dengue virus.