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Carol Greaves

Consultant Patent Attorney

Carol is a Chartered UK Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney with over 35 years’ experience in the patent profession. She holds an BSc honours degree in chemistry from the University of Nottingham, but works in a range of fields including pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, biochemistry, DNA technology, food technology, immunology and mechanical devices.

During her career, Carol worked for many years in the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries. This experience helps her to provide realistic and pragmatic advice in terms of what can be achieved using Intellectual Property as a commercial tool in business. She also has extensive experience working with SMEs, in a government department and with academic institutions and so is well aware of the differing challenges faced by researchers in these environments.

Carol was a founding partner of Greaves Brewster in 2000.