Year joined: 2011
Qualifications: MA (Cantab) PhD CPA EPA
Lauren works primarily in the fields of molecular biology, pharmacology and biotechnology, and has particular experience in the areas of peptide-based technology, antisense oligonucleotides and gene therapy, antibody and antibody-conjugate technology, PCR technology, biomarkers, transgenic plant biotechnology, recombinant gene expression and stem cells.¬†Lauren‚Äôs practice focuses on patent prosecution, opposition and appeal work before the European Patent Office.¬† Lauren is also experienced in the management of European patent portfolios and associated strategic advice.
Lauren has an honours degree in natural sciences, specialising in genetics, from the University of Cambridge, and has a PhD in developmental neurobiology from University College London. Lauren‚Äôs PhD focused on the molecular mechanisms underlying cell segregation and boundary formation in the zebrafish hindbrain through the use of zebrafish technologies, cell culture, siRNA, live cell imaging and cell tracking.¬†¬†
Membership & Organisations
Lauren is a member of both CIPA and the EPI.
Sectors & Specialisms
Patent applications,¬†patent drafting and filing,¬†freedom to operate,¬†due diligence,¬†patent enforcement,¬†IP strategy,¬†patent portfolio management,¬†licensing,¬†patent oppositions,¬†commercialisation