Posy Drywood

UK & European Patent Attorney

Posy joined Mathys & Squire in 2009 as part of the chemistry group. She qualified as a Chartered Patent Attorney in 2011, winning the CIPA Drafting Prize, and qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2012. She holds a master’s degree in natural sciences from the University of Cambridge.   

Summary

Year joined: 2009

Qualifications: MA MSci (Cantab) EPA CPA

Expertise

Posy drafts and prosecutes patent applications for her clients, as well as managing global portfolios on their behalf. She is experienced in opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office, and has coordinated the filing and prosecution of Supplementary Protection Certificates across Europe. As part of the chemistry group, Posy is particularly familiar with inventions in the fields of pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, batteries and green technology. She enjoys a close and communicative relationship with her clients, who range from large multi-national companies to SMEs and universities.

Academic

Posy has a master’s degree in natural sciences from the University of Cambridge. She also has a certificate in intellectual property law from Queen Mary, University of London. Posy qualified as a Chartered Patent Attorney in 2011, winning the CIPA Drafting Prize for passing the UK drafting exam with the highest mark, and qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2012.

Membership & Organisations

Posy is a member of CIPA.

Specialisms

  •  Patent Applications

  • Patent Drafting and Filing
  • Patent Enforcement
  • Patent Portfolio Management
  • Patent Oppositions
  • IP Strategy
  • Commercialisation
  • Freedom to Operate
  • Due Diligence
  • Licensing



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