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Frances Baxter

Senior Associate

Frances Baxter

Frances is a European Patent Attorney in the Engineering and Designs Group.

Her practice focuses on the preparation, filing and prosecution of patent applications in the UK, Europe and other countries, working with cases relating to all fields of engineering, including construction, packaging, medical devices and alternative energy.

Frances has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bath. Her doctoral research focused on the development of electrically active materials for bone graft substitution. Following her PhD she carried out diverse postdoctoral research projects in the field of medical engineering, including: work on the design of artificial knee ligaments; carried out at Georgia Tech Lorraine; and test methods for pharmaceutical tablet coatings. She is the author of a number of original research papers and two literature reviews published in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering and the Journal of Tissue Engineering.






European Patent Attorney

Chartered UK Patent Attorney

UPC Representative

Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London

PhD, Mechanical Engineering (Electrically Active Ceramics for Bone Graft Substitution), University of Bath

MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with French, University of Bath


Alternative energy

Automotive engineering



Food technology

Mechanical engineering

Medical devices


Practice areas

Beverage dispensing systems

Connectors for construction

Diesel particulate filters

Dosage counters

Office furniture

Oral/nasal inhalers

Wind turbines

CPC4 Capital Park
Cambridge Rd
CB21 5XE
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