Carsten is a part-qualified patent attorney. During his PhD concerned with meiotic recombination among plant disease resistance genes supported by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, Carsten enjoyed collaborating with his industrial sponsor, Syngenta, and worked at a doubled-haploid plant breeding facility there.
Carsten joined J A Kemp as a trainee patent attorney in 2014. His focus is on inventions in the field of plant science and agriculture, including CRISPR/Cas9 technology, plant disease resistance genes and effectors, insecticidal proteins, transformation and genotyping methodologies, and silage inoculants. Carsten also has experience in dealing with plant variety rights. He is a fluent German speaker.
University of Bristol, Honours Degree in Biology; University of Cambridge, PhD in Plant Genetics
Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary, University of London
Student Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)