Mr
Douglas
Drysdale

Partner & Patent Attorney

Glasgow Office

Telephone. +44(0) 141 229 5800
Mobile. +44(0) 783 322 8216
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Douglas specialises in global patent strategy, filing and prosecution, advising a wide range of clients on how to build and maximise the value of their IP estate. He is also extremely experienced in patent opposition and appeals, regularly representing his clients in high profile hearings at the EPO. Douglas and his team represent leading biotech and life science companies, as well as several universities. His clients appreciate his desire to understand both their business and their technology.

Specialisms

  • Agbio
  • Bioprocessing
  • Cell and gene therapy
  • Diagnostics
  • Food technology
  • Gene editing technologies
  • Personalised medicine

Industries

  • Food & drink icon Food & drink
  • Healthcare icon Healthcare
  • Medical devices icon Medical devices
  • Pharmaceuticals icon Pharmaceuticals

Services

  • Due diligence
  • Patent oppositions & appeals
  • Patents
  • Portfolio management
  • Searching & competitor monitoring
  • Strategy
  • Transactional IP & commercial support

Qualifications

Patent Attorney

Chartered (UK)
European


BSC

Molecular Biology - 1st Class Honours

MSC

MSc - Management of IP Law - Queen Mary's University of London

Publications

IAM Strategy 300 2021

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G1/21 hearing at the EPO

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T0694/16 - New EPO Technical Board of Appeal decision regarding personalised healthcare inventions

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