James is a part-qualified patent attorney based in our London office. He joined J A Kemp in 2015.
James’s work involves the drafting, filing and prosecution of patent applications in all areas of chemistry and pharmaceuticals. He has also assisted in opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office. James has gained particular experience with handling patent applications in the fields of small molecule therapeutics, drug delivery methods and devices, oligonucleotide and peptide chemistry, polymer chemistry, and chromatography.
Before joining J A Kemp, James was awarded a prestigious Cancer Research UK Prize Studentship to undertake doctoral research. His DPhil project focused on the development of colorimetric and fluorescent probes for the detection and quantification of a breast cancer biomarker within cellular samples. He was awarded several national and international prizes for his academic research.
University of Oxford, Masters Degree in Chemistry; University of Oxford, DPhil. in Organic Chemistry
Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary, University of London
Student member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)