Dr Lauris Kemp

Patent Director

Lauris’ practice covers a wide range of biotechnology, including diagnostics, cancer therapies, phage technology, food technology, medical devices and microfluidics for biological applications including single cell sequencing.

Lauris works with a wide range of clients and has particular expertise in co-ordinating global prosecution for US in-house counsel.

Lauris joined HGF in 2019 after working at a large patent firm in Glasgow for 5 years. She trained at a top tier firm in London and Cambridge.

Lauris holds a first class honours degree in biochemistry and Immunology. She also has a PhD in protein crystallography. Prior to joining the patent profession in 2009, she was a post-doctoral scientist for 6 years at the University of Cambridge, UK, working on crystallising protein complexes implicated in cancer.