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 also gained experience in industry, as a research scientist. This 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. Her clients particularly like her methodical and focused approach.
Joined Cleveland 2012
Drafting & prosecution of patent applications
Biochemistry & biotechnology
B.Sc Biochemistry, Imperial College, London
Ph.D Biochemistry, University of Dundee
European Patent Attorney
Chartered Patent Attorney 2017