Rachel trained with Bristows and qualified into the firm’s Patent Litigation team in 2010.
Rachel advises clients from a variety of sectors, but has a particular interest in the Life Sciences sector due to her background in Chemistry. In addition to her practice in UK patent litigation, Rachel also has extensive experience in the co-ordination of IP litigation relating to global pharmaceutical products. This involves managing IP litigation in a range of jurisdictions and she therefore regularly works closely with lawyers elsewhere in Europe and the USA.
Rachel recently spent seven months on secondment to the patent litigation team of a US pharmaceutical company where she gained a first-hand appreciation of life as “the client” and a valuable insight into how best to provide good client service and useful, commercial advice.
Rachel co-ordinates a team of writers at Bristows for the EPLAW patent blog.
Claire is actively involved in Bristows’ Corporate Responsibility efforts and chairs the CR Charities Committee.
- MChem Chemistry, University of Oxford
- Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Oxford
- Qualified 2010