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.


  • Electrochemistry
  • Energy
  • Petrochemicals
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Printing technologies


  • Energy icon Energy
  • Medical devices icon Medical devices
  • Pharmaceuticals icon Pharmaceuticals


  • Patents




Chemistry for Forensic Sciences


Graduate Diploma in Law


Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law


The Do’s and Don’ts of Further Processing

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G 3/19 - Tomatoes and Broccoli Now Overturned

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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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How Can a UK Witness Be Made to Testify in US Legal Proceedings?

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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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Event - 9th September 2021

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Event - 29th July 2021

HGF and Shiga webinar: Patenting sports and fitness technology in Europe and Japan

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IAM Patent 1000 2021

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Event - 20th July 2021

WIPR Patents Live webinar: Protecting medical devices in Europe—avoiding common pitfalls

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 …

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