From 1 April 2013 Patrick Campbell takes over from Geoff Woods as the Head of J A Kemp's Biotechnology and Life Sciences Group.
Patrick Campbell has over 20 years' experience in patent work relating to biotechnology, life sciences and small molecule pharmaceuticals. Pat handles work for global companies, small and mid-sized companies and academic institutions in the UK, US and elsewhere. Much of his work is focused on prosecuting applications and handling oppositions at the European Patent Office.
Geoff Woods has been head of the Biotechnology and Life Sciences Group for many years and has over 30 years' professional experience in the biotechnology sector. Geoff continues to focus on client work, especially work for Japanese Applicants and for small and medium-sized British companies. He is a frequent visitor to Japan.