Jennifer is passionate about obtaining commercially relevant protection for her clients' innovations.
Prior to joining the patent profession, Jennifer held technology transfer positions within public sector research organisations. In these roles, Jennifer worked to identify and protect new products developed by researchers and healthcare professionals.
Jennifer has over 10 years' experience of working with individual inventors, small to medium size enterprises, as well as multi national companies and overseas attorneys.
Jennifer works with clients to understand their commercial objectives and uses her knowledge and experience to tailor her work accordingly. Her experience includes portfolio and budget management, advising on filing strategies, drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications around the world and advising on freedom to operate.
Medical Materials Science
Jennifer is committed to supporting the wellbeing of colleagues within the Intellectual Property profession. She is a qualified Mental Health First Aider and a founding member of the IP Inclusive regional network for the Midlands area.
Jennifer is a member of the Coventry and Warwickshire Materials Society, a community that is affiliated with the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) and organises talks and events which contribute to continuing professional development for IOM3 members.
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HGF in Europe and Shiga in Japan are holding a joint webinar on 29th July 2021. Fitter, faster, stronger – patenting sports and fitness technology in Europe and Japan Sporting …Event details
The IAM Patent 1000 – the world’s leading patent professionals 2021 guide has now been published. HGF has 18 European attorneys listed. IAM Patent 1000 is a unique guide that …Read article
WIPR Patents Live is holding a complimentary session on July 20, at 5pm BST/12pm ET, where HGF Partner & Patent Attorney Kieran Killough will present on ‘Protecting medical devices in …Event details
HGF is hosting a ‘Patents for the offshore sector’ webinar on 13th July, 2021. The webinar will be presented by HGF Patent Director Richard Gover. It will include an introduction …Event details
The European Patent Office today confirmed in Decision G4/19 of the Enlarged board of Appeal that a European patent application can be refused for ‘double patenting’. Such a refusal can …Read article
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2021, comprising the highly recommended IP professionals, has now been published. HGF is delighted to have 14 European attorneys listed. IP STARS is the leading …Read article
Pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent applications also make top 10 most patented. Recent statistics published by the EPO show that a total of 14,295 European patent applications were filed in 2020 …Read article
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