Eddie Shaw

Technical Assistant


Eddie is a Technical Assistant in the Dehns Biotechnology Group. He joined the Dehns Brighton Office in August 2022 after completing a PhD in Dynamic Molecular Cell Biology, at the University of Bristol. His research investigated the mechanisms by which a putative chromatin remodelling protein protects cells from DNA damage.

Prior to completing his doctorate degree, Eddie obtained a BSc Honours Degree in Biochemistry from Newcastle University. This included an industrial placement year focusing on the discovery of biocatalysis enzymes for synthesis of active pharmaceutical ingredients.


Types of client and client work

Eddie has experience with a broad range of clients including Universities (and their associated spin out companies) and small- to medium-sized companies. He has gained experience in patent prosecution in key IP jurisdictions including the EPO, the US, China and Japan. Eddie has also gained experience in all aspects of patent drafting in collaboration with partners.



Eddie is involved in patent work in many areas of biotechnology and biochemistry, including antibodies, anti-cancer therapies, immunology, microbiology and new medical uses of known compounds.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • Student Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Bournemouth University, 2023


Higher Education

  • BSc (Hons) Biochemistry, Newcastle University, 2017
  • PhD, titled “The role of the chromatin remodelling protein HELLS in maintaining genome stability”, on Dynamic Molecular Cell Biology (funded by the Wellcome Trust), University of Bristol, 2022.

Contact details

The Brinell Building
30 Station Street
United Kingdom