Trainee Patent Attorney

London Office


Telephone. +44(0) 207 776 5100
Email. [email protected]


Sanam is a part-qualified UK and European Patent Attorney focusing on European and UK patent prosecution. She has experience in UK and European portfolio management, as well as due diligence, landscape analysis, opinion work and freedom-to-operate assessment.

Prior to joining HGF, she worked for a top US IP firm and in an in-house IP department, where she gained experience in patent, trademark and design prosecution, and portfolio management in a range of fields, including oil and gas, petrochemicals, composites, electrochemical fuel cells and medical devices.




Chemistry for Forensic Sciences


Graduate Diploma in Law


Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law


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UPC Update - German Act of Approval to the UPC Is Void

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CRISPR Patent - “Appeal Dismissed, Patent Revoked”

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Changes in EPO Guidelines of Examination

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A Simple Guide to Priority in the UK

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Accidental Anticipation

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Utility Models

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Compliance Period for GB Patent Applications

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Brexit and the Future of Intellectual Property in the UK

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Slowing Things Down at the EPO

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Sanam is a member of the IP Futures committee (part of the IP Inclusive community), where she regularly assists with organizing and hosting events representing early stage IP professionals.

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