Joanne Kirkwood

Patent Search Manager

Joanne heads our in-house specialist search team, spending most of her time on complex freedom to operate and novelty searches.  Having graduated from the University of Nottingham with an MSci in Chemistry, she has particularly strong expertise the pharmaceutical field, working with new small molecule drugs and formulation technology.

Joanne previously worked in a private search firm for over 10 years before joining J A Kemp as their Patent Search Manager in 2017.

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University of Nottingham, Masters Degree in Chemistry

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