Dr
Fiona
Edwards

European Patent Attorney

Glasgow Office

Chemistry

Telephone. +44(0) 141 229 5800
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Fiona has a wide range of practical experience and specialises in patents in the chemical, pharmaceutical and healthcare fields. Fiona's experience includes provision of advice and drafting patent applications in relation to pharmaceuticals, colour chemicals, pigments, polymer chemistry, personal care products, chemical synthesis and processes as well as medical devices.

Fiona's specialist areas of patent practice are predominantly within the chemical, pharmaceutical, medical devices and healthcare spheres, and she also brings her wide-ranging practical experience to bear for clients with innovative technologies in other areas including chemical engineering, physics as well as in relation to registered designs for new products.

With extensive practical patent experience gained from 24 years in practice both at HGF and previously in industry, Fiona brings a customer-focussed approach to her work. Her practice is predominantly related to the chemical, pharmaceutical and healthcare fields and specifically includes pharmaceuticals, colour chemicals and pigments, polymer chemistry, chemical synthesis and processes, as well as formulations for personal care products, and also medical devices. Her clients range from UK start-up companies and SMEs, to world leading universities and multi-national organisations with substantial patent portfolios.

Prior to joining HGF, Fiona worked in industry for 18 years, initially in research before qualifying as a patent attorney. Whilst working in the patent department of a global pharmaceutical company she was responsible for managing the patent portfolios for both marketplace pharmaceutical products and a range of high-value development drug compounds.

Specialisms

  • Catalysis
  • Electrochemistry
  • Energy
  • Food science
  • Household products
  • Material science
  • Petrochemicals
  • Pharmaceutical technologies
  • Physical chemistry
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Printing technologies

Industries

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

Services

  • Designs & design rights
  • Due diligence
  • In-house legal support
  • Patents
  • Portfolio management
  • Searching & competitor monitoring
  • Strategy
  • Utility models

Qualifications

Patent Attorney

European


BSC

Chemsitry

PHD

Chemistry

CSR

Fiona has been a judge on a range of innovation awards and mentored a range of trainee attorneys and support staff.

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