Miss
Joanna
Pownall

Senior Patent Attorney

Manchester Office

Chemistry

Telephone. +44(0) 161 247 4900
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Joanna graduated from the University of Durham with a First Class MChem Honours degree in Chemistry.

In 2006 Joanna joined a major global pharmaceutical company and worked in their late-stage research and development department firstly as an analytical chemist and then as a solid state scientist. Joanna worked on a number of late stage pharmaceutical projects with multi-discipline project teams. Joanna helped define the solid state strategies, such as the selection of a suitable physical form and the control of the physical form, for a number of projects. Joanna also authored the solid state sections of regulatory submissions.

In September 2014 Joanna joined the in-house IP department of the pharmaceutical company. During her time in this department, Joanna gained experience in patent drafting and prosecution. Joanna was responsible for managing the IP portfolio of a number of early and late-stage pharmaceutical projects.

Joanna joined HGF’s Manchester office in October 2017 and has worked with a number of different clients including pharmaceutical companies and Universities. Joanna has been involved with preparing submissions for opposition and appeal proceedings before the EPO.

Qualifications

Patent Attorney

Chartered (UK)
Europe


MCHEM

MChem in Chemistry

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