Frances Baxter

Patent Attorney

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 Annuals of Biomedical Engineering and the Journal of Tissue Engineering.

Recent work

  • Assisted a UK start-up company in preparing and filing national and international patent applications to protect their core product in their target markets.
  • Advised a manufacturer on potential infringement risks associated with design changes to their existing product.
  • Prosecuted a range of patent applications for a leading client in the food industry.

Publications

Events

Horizon Event, July 2017

CIPIL Spring Conference 2017: Intellectual Property and Human Rights, Cambridge, March 2017

Engineering and Designs

Engineering and Designs
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Phone this number +44 (0)1223 883000

Email this address fbaxter@boult.com

My location

My location

CPC4 Capital Park
Cambridge Road
Cambridge
CB21 5XE

Sectors and practice areas

Sectors

  • Alternative energy
  • Automotive engineering
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Food technology
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Medical devices
  • Packaging

Practice areas

  • Beverage dispensing systems
  • Connectors for construction
  • Diesel particulate filters
  • Dosage counters
  • Office furniture
  • Oral/nasal inhalers
  • Wind turbines

Memberships

  • AMIMechE
  • CIPA
  • EPI

Qualifications

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Chartered UK Patent Attorney
  • 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

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