Victoria is a Chartered UK and European Patent Attorney. Victoria entered the patent profession in 2009 and joins Greaves Brewster LLP having previously worked for two large, top-tier UK firms, and a large US firm.
Working with a diverse portfolio of clients including global pharmaceuticals and start-up biotechnology companies she has acquired extensive experience in a broad range of life sciences subject matter. Her particular areas of interest include antibody technologies, antisense therapeutics, blood products, vaccines, gene manipulation, precision medicine and stem cell culture methods.
Victoria enjoys all aspects of prosecution including drafting, filing, examination, and grant procedures. She has experience with oppositions and appeals, representing both patentee and opponent at Oral Proceedings before the EPO. She has managed large, complex portfolios protecting high-value pharmaceuticals. Victoria has experience prosecuting supplementary protection certificates and has been involved in litigation proceedings before the UK High Court.
Victoria has a first class degree in Biomedical Sciences from The University of Sheffield and a PhD from University College London. Her research was conducted at the Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital where she focused on the genetic interactions underlying two congenital syndromes.