Katie Rooth


Katie advises on a wide range of contentious intellectual property matters and has acted for clients across a range of sectors. Her focus is on the Life Sciences sector where her background in biomedical sciences gives her an excellent grounding in the technical aspects of intellectual property matters, especially in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical fields.

Katie also works as part of a team of associates who are responsible for a global pharmaceutical product co-ordination project, in which she manages IP litigation in a number of jurisdictions. She regularly works alongside lawyers and patent attorneys in other jurisdictions in Europe, Asia and Africa.

During her training Katie spent time on secondment to the in-house legal department of a leading internet services company.


  • BSc Biomedical Sciences, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Qualified 2012