Clara has extensive experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the fields of pharmaceuticals, process Chemistry, materials Chemistry, textiles, batteries and fuel cells, surfactants, medical devices, and other mechanical devices.
She manages global IP portfolios in a variety of technologies for universities, SMEs and multinationals, and her main body of work is European and UK patent drafting and prosecution for multinationals and foreign associates. Clara also has experience in patentability and freedom to operate opinions, European patent oppositions and appeals.
Clara speaks multiple languages and enjoys providing focused technical and commercial advice to her clients.
Pure and Applied Chemistry - University of Strathclyde
Licenciatura en Quimica (Equivalent to MSci in Pure and Applied Chemistry) - University of the Basque Country
PhD in Materials Chemistry - University of Strathclyde
IPRegs Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate (UK)
Clara mentors trainees on daily drafting and prosecution matters and has delivered tutorials for the EQEs.
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Using SleepCogni as a case study, we look at some key ways that IP can help start-ups to develop their technology and secure investment. SleepCogni is a SleepTech start-up who …Read article
The University of Hong Kong is hosting a webinar on ‘IP Management: AI and 5G in healthcare’ on 9th December 2021 with HGF’s Partner Dr Chris Benson and Patent Director …Event details
Join our webinar on 1st December, where speakers from Shiga, one of the leading IP firms in Japan, will present on ‘Patent eligibility of AI-related pharmaceutical inventions and practical tips …Event details
It is now eight years since the first lab-grown burger was unveiled by a team of scientists at Maastricht University, but since then the path to market has been slow. …Read article
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