Trainee Patent Attorney
Fatema joined Mathys & Squire as a Technical Assistant in the life sciences & chemistry team in 2021, having previously worked as a researcher in the fields of molecular biology, genetics and neuroscience.
Fatema’s experience in academia and research has provided her with a broad technical background in the life sciences, ranging from neuroscience and genetics to biochemistry and pharmacology.
Since starting her training at Mathys & Squire, Fatema has gained experience in patent drafting, prosecution and opposition proceedings at the European Patent Office (EPO).
Fatema holds an integrated master’s degree in neuroscience, for which she was awarded a first class honours from King’s College London. Her master’s research involved using CRISPR genetic engineering to modify a schizophrenia-associated protein. She is also experienced in stem cell culture and molecular cloning.
Memberships & organisations
Fatema is a student member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).
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