Since joining HGF in 2014, Fiona has worked on drafting and prosecuting patent applications in a range of practice areas in the chemical field including pharmaceuticals, physical chemistry and nanomaterials.
Prior to joining HGF, Fiona obtained a First Class MSci in Forensic and Analytical Chemistry from the University of Strathclyde in 2009, during which she undertook a one-year industrial placement at Pfizer.
Fiona then moved to Cambridge University to accept a place on the Nanoscience and Technology Doctoral Training Centre. Fiona's doctoral research involved investigating routes to understanding the aggregation behaviour of insulin through the use of supramolecular chemistry. Following the submission of her thesis, Fiona completed a short research internship at the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris, France working towards the manipulation of particle deposition in evaporating droplets.
Fiona qualified as a Chartered Patent Attorney and as a European Patent Attorney in 2019.
Forensic and Analytical Chemistry, University of Strathclyde, 2009
Chemistry, University of Cambridge, 2014
PGCert IP, University of Bournemouth
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