David Gallagher

Trainee Patent Attorney

David is a part qualified patent attorney with experience in prosecuting patent applications in the fields of enzymology, vaccines, stem cell therapeutics and immunology. 

David completed a PhD at the MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit in Cambridge where he investigated the structure and function of a bacterial respiratory complex I using X-ray crystallography and cryo-electron microscopy.  He also has experience of working in the research laboratories of a multinational pharmaceutical company where he was involved in the characterisation of models of neurodegenerative disease.

David is based in J A Kemp’s Cambridge office.  He joined the firm as a trainee in 2017 after working elsewhere in private practice since 2015.




University of Oxford, Master’s Degree in Biochemistry; University of Cambridge, PhD in Structural Biology

Professional Qualifications

Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary, University of London

Membership of Professional Bodies

Student Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)

Student Member of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)

Contact David

If you wish to talk to David Gallagher, please send an email directly to dgallagher@jakemp.com

or call +44 20 3077 8600

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