Overview:

Gideon is a patent attorney who specialises in drafting and prosecuting UK, European and overseas patent applications in a variety of complex biotechnological fields including immunology, cancer, molecular biology, biomarkers, genetics, gene therapy, diagnostics and vaccines.

He also works with clients in relation to freedom-to-operate, validity and infringement opinions; providing advice on patent portfolio management; and providing patentability assessments.”

Experience:

  • Successfully challenged an allowed European patent application using third party observations
  • Worked as a postdoctoral research associate in the field of arthritis and published a research paper relating to “IL-10-mediated inhibition of TNFα produced by T-cell-activated macrophages”
  • Awarded an MRC/Pfizer case studentship for PhD research proposal
  • Awarded a Herchel-Smith Scholarship by Queen Mary University for an MSc in the management of intellectual property

Testimonial:

“Gideon was very prompt in replying to our queries and clear on his advice. His work was efficient and effective and I look forward to working with him again in the future. I would recommend him to any of my friends.”

Professor Stephen Chan, Professor of Clinical Oncology, Nottingham University Hospital Trust