Dr
Paul
Banford

Consultant

Manchester Office

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

Experience

Paul’s practice covers a wide range of life science technology clients, ranging from start-ups to multinationals. He provides his clients with proactive, strategic advice and a significant proportion of his time is spent assisting start-ups (particularly academic spin-outs) to develop the type of patent portfolios that will attract private investment and satisfy the requirements of parties to initial public offerings on stock exchange.

Specialisms

  • Anti infectives
  • Cell and gene therapy
  • Diagnostics
  • Food technology
  • Immunobiology

Industries

  • Food & drink icon Food & drink
  • Healthcare icon Healthcare
  • Pharmaceuticals icon Pharmaceuticals

Services

  • Due diligence
  • Patents
  • Portfolio management
  • Searching & competitor monitoring
  • Strategy

Qualifications

Patent Attorney

Chartered (UK)
European


BSC

Biochemistry

PHD

Inflammatory reaction in leukocytes

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE

Diploma in Company Direction (IOD)

CSR

Paul lectures on an IP in The life Sciences Master’s Course at the University of Manchester .

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