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Michelle is a Chartered Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney in the Chemical and Materials Group.

Michelle is highly experienced in drafting, filing and prosecuting UK, foreign, European and international applications in the chemical field. She has worked extensively on contentious matters, including oppositions and appeals before the European Patent Office and is experienced presenting cases at Oral Proceedings before the Opposition Divisions and Boards of Appeal. Michelle also has particular experience in managing large patent portfolios and providing strategic advice.

She advises across a wide range of chemical fields including: general organic chemistry; healthcare products; chemical engineering processes, inorganic chemistry, pest control delivery methods; polymer science and drug delivery systems. Her diverse practice includes large corporations as well as small and medium sized companies. She has also been seconded to clients to greater understand their laboratory and field work, and commercial interests.

Michelle has an MChem and a DPhil in Inorganic Chemistry both from the University of Oxford. Her Doctorate was in supramolecular chemistry, and in particular synthesising and analysing ruthenium bipyridyl and ferrocene based anion binding receptors and self-assembled supramolecular structures.

Memberships

AIPPI

CIPA

EPI

Royal Society of Chemistry

Qualifications

Chartered UK Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

DPhil Inorganic Chemistry, University of Oxford

MChem, University of Oxford

Sectors

Agricultural

Chemical

Energy and resources

Healthcare

Medical devices

Pharmaceuticals

Practice areas

Catalysts

Chemical engineering

Drug delivery systems

Electrochemistry and battery technology

Environmental chemistry and green technology

Fuel cells

Fuels/lubricants

Gas and oil processing

Pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry

Polymers

Waste treatment and waste processing

Salisbury Square House
8 Salisbury Square
London
EC4Y 8AP
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Testimonials

Recognised in the world's leading IP practitioners, Patent Agents & Attorneys list, Who's Who Legal, 2021

Boult Wade Tennant was ranked Tier One by Legal 500 for both Patent and Trade Mark groups in 2020 and Michelle was recognised as a key attorney.

Recognised in MIP Notable IP Stars 2020

Who's Who Legal - Patents 2020: World's leading patent experts

Women in Law Awards 2017, Lawyer Monthly

Recommended in Who’s Who Legal: Patents, 2016

Michelle is “very knowledgeable, not only in the field we’re in, but also with what our technology is all about.“ (Client comment, client satisfaction survey)

Recommended in Who’s Who Legal: Patents, 2015

“Michelle is good at asking the right sort of questions and very proactive in taking things forward.“ (Client comment, client satisfaction survey)

 
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