Karen Russell

Senior Patent Attorney

Karen’s practice covers a range of biotechnological and biochemical inventions.  

Karen works with a range of clients, including universities, large biotech companies and overseas attorney firms. She has been involved in a range of patent work, including prosecution of patent applications before the EPO and internationally, and providing patentability and freedom to operate advice.

Karen joined HGF in 2010 having previously spent 10 years elsewhere in private practice in London and Manchester.

Karen has an MA in Natural Sciences and an MPhil in Biotechnology, both from the University of Cambridge. Her MPhil research aimed to investigate the genetic basis for the microbial degradation of cocaine.