Philip Webber graduated from the University of Cambridge (UK) with an Honours Degree in Natural Sciences (Genetics). He subsequently carried out research into the regulation of brain-specific genes at the University of Warwick (UK) where he obtained a PhD. He joined the firm in 1992.
Philip handles patent work in the pharmaceutical, biological and biotechnological fields.
Philip was a member of the Life Sciences Committee of the UK Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) from 2001-2016. Furthermore, he has spoken at many European and UK conferences on the patenting of biological and biotechnological inventions, as well as publishing a number of papers in this area.
Philip has been recommended and described as "highly knowledgeable", "bright" and "on the ball" in Legal 500. It is also stated in Intellectual Asset Management 2015 that Philip does “outstanding” work and that “Peers note, with admiration, that Philip is as up to date as it’s possible to be in his field of patent law”. He has also been nominated by his peers as one of the world’s leading patent practitioners in Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2016.
- Chartered Patent Attorney
- European Patent Attorney