Alex joined Dehns in 2016 after completing a Masters degree in Biochemistry (Molecular and Cellular) at the University of Oxford.
Type of clients and client work
Clients include both large multinational companies and SMEs. His work includes all aspects of patent prosecution. He also provides advice on freedom to operate and opposition of granted patents.
Alex’s work covers a wide range of biotechnology, medical and chemical fields. For instance, he has handled applications relating to: antibodies; pharmaceuticals; new medical uses of known biomolecules; genetically modified plants, animals and microorganisms; diagnostic assays; polymers; biofuel production; nucleic acid amplification and identification; and molecular biology techniques.
Qualifications and Memberships
- Student Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
MBiochem, Biochemistry (Molecular and Cellular), University of Oxford, 2016
He completed a Masters degree in Biochemistry (Molecular and Cellular) at the University of Oxford, including modules in Advanced Structural Biology and Chromosome Biology. Alex also carried out a research project investigating the activity of newly-discovered cell division proteins in Trypanosoma parasites responsible for causing sleeping sickness.