Jillian joined HGF in 2020 as a Trainee Patent Attorney in the Engineering team, after beginning her training with another large private practice firm in the South East of England.
Throughout her training, Jillian has gained experience in the prosecution of patent applications in a broad number of industries, including: oil and gas, mechanical devices, pharmaceuticals and materials chemistry. Jillian has experience working with a large variety of clients, from multinational corporations, to SMEs and single applicants.
Jillian graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a first class MChem degree. During her degree, Jillian spent 12 months working for a large chemicals company in Stamford, Connecticut.
MChem (First Class), University of Edinburgh
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