Lucy’s focus is biotechnology and chemistry inventions. She works with a wide range of clients across these fields from food technology companies to medical research institutes and health and beauty enterprises.

Lucy provides a broad spectrum of IP advice spanning patent filing and prosecution, strategy and portfolio management, freedom-to-operate, and patent restoration.


  • Providing in-house IP support at a leading global pharmacy, health and beauty enterprise, and delivering large-scale drafting and freedom-to-operate projects
  • Restoring lapsed patents in a number of territories including the UK, France, Germany and Spain, and re-establishing rights lost in patent applications at the EPO
  • Assisting with the successful defence of a European patent under opposition


“Lucy advises clients across the biotech and medical sciences fields, working primarily with leading UK universities and pharma clients. Her excellent academic background has been strengthened by further IP specific qualifications and genuine commercial insight gained during a recent secondment in-house. Lucy provides clients with clear, practical, sound advice regarding their patent filing and prosecution work. She’s a real team player who always strives to exceed expectations.”

Jennifer Atkinson, Patent Attorney & Partner, Barker Brettell LLP.