Mr
Andrew
Camenisch

Partner & Patent Attorney

Leeds Office

Chemistry

Telephone. +44(0) 113 233 0100
Mobile. +44(0) 759 502 7396
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Andy is a Partner at HGF with around 15 years’ experience.

He is a UK and European Patent Attorney and specialises in the fields of chemistry and pharmaceuticals.

Over the years, Andy has worked with many start-ups and SMEs, having secured patent protection for their innovations. He has experience of providing support during investment rounds by interacting with investors. As well as SMEs and start-ups, Andy also works closely with the Technology Transfer and Commercialisation Teams in the University of Leeds, the University of Hull and Bradford University acting as their primary point of contact at HGF.

His day-to-day practice involves providing advice and support in identifying and capturing commercially useful patentable subject matter, providing easy-to-digest guidance for how to obtain granted patents in countries around the world, advising on how third party rights might affect commercial decisions and what can be done to mitigate any risks posed by third party rights.

Qualifications

Patent Attorney

Chartered (UK)
Europe


MSCI

MSci in Chemistry

Publications

Why the EPO’s top-up search for earlier national rights matters for the UP and UPC

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Comparing the value of European vs Unitary Patent Validation

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Conferences: 2022

February 17th 2022

Investor ready: IP essentials

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Conferences: 2021

October 7th 2021

The Business of Science Conference 2021

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Conferences: 2020

September 24th 2020

Funding for the Future

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Conferences: 2019

March 6th 2019

Pharma IPR 2019

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March 6th 2019

8th Annual Pharma IPR Conference 2019 - Mumbai

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Conferences: 2018

March 7th 2018

Pharma IPR 2018

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January 23rd 2018

GIPC 2018

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CSR

Andy is the relationship manager for Nexus in Leeds. Nexus is the Incubation Hub situated on the University of Leeds campus. This involves providing seminars and workshops to the tenants at Nexus and in the wider Leeds City Region, offering drop-in sessions to discuss Nexus’ tenants IP strategy and being on hand to provide guidance to the tenants on various IP issues, which is a complex and confusing area of law.

Andy has also run a summer internship programme for undergraduates at the University of Nottingham in both the chemistry team and the engineering team at HGF.

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