Hazel has wide-ranging experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications and acting for clients in EPO opposition and appeal proceedings.
Her academic background is in biochemistry and she has gained experience as a research and production scientist in both academic and industrial settings. Having industry experience provides Hazel with a useful insight into the pressures of a commercial department, which is particularly valuable when providing advice in the life science and medical technology sectors.
Hazel’s clients benefit from her in-depth understanding of their businesses and their specific intellectual property issues, which enables her to provide strategic advice in a commercial context.
Hazel has experience in carefully managing international patent portfolios and her clients particularly like her methodical and focused approach.
Joined Cleveland 2012
Drafting & prosecution of patent applications
B.Sc Biochemistry, Imperial College, London
Ph.D Biochemistry, University of Dundee
European Patent Attorney
Chartered Patent Attorney
Patent Attorney Litigator