Sarah McFarlane

Associate

Sarah is an associate in the patent litigation team. She joined Bristows in January 2020 from another top tier London based patent litigation team. Sarah has a keen interest in the life sciences sector, and has experience in pharmaceutical and antibody disputes, of which she has a good understanding of the technical issues due to her background in natural sciences.

Sarah has experience of UK patent litigation as well as international litigation, co-ordinating multijurisdictional patent disputes. Sarah has particular experience of actively assisting with litigation in European courts. In addition, Sarah also has experience of providing freedom to operate and due diligence advice.

Credentials

  • BSc Natural Sciences (Biology and Chemistry), Durham University
  • LPC and GDL, BPP Law School
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Oxford University
  • Qualified 2017