Amy is currently a Technical Assistant in the Dehns Chemical group. She joined Dehns in 2019 after completing her DPhil in Organic Chemistry at the University of Oxford. Prior to this, Amy graduated from the University of York with a first class MChem degree in Chemistry, during which she spent her final year working at a large pharmaceutical company in Switzerland.
Amy works with clients of a variety of sizes, from university spin-outs and SMEs all the way through to multinational corporations with international patent portfolios. Amy handles prosecution of patent applications in Europe, and has experience of prosecution in a number of other jurisdictions including China, Japan, the US, Korea, Canada and Brazil. Amy also assists with client work outside of prosecution, including freedom to operate analysis and patent application drafting.
Amy has gained experience working on patent applications relating to a wide variety of technologies in the chemical field, including polymer chemistry, organometallic catalysis, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical chemistry, drug delivery formulations, and materials chemistry.