Joanne Roberts

Partner, Patent Attorney

Joanne has over 10 years' professional experience. She is active in the drafting and prosecution of European, British and international patent applications and has expertise in a wide range of subject matter in the biotechnology and life sciences fields. Joanne specialises, in particular, in functional genomics, stem cell technologies, gene therapy and dietary formulations.

As well as handling patent drafting and prosecution, Joanne has extensive experience in co-ordinating patent matters for clients, including the management of large patent portfolios and associated third party and freedom-to-operate issues.

Joanne joined J A Kemp in 2004 and became a partner in 2017.




University of Cambridge, Masters Degree in Natural Sciences (Biochemistry); University of Cambridge, MSci in Biochemistry; University of Cambridge, PhD in Biochemistry

Professional Qualifications

European Patent Attorney, UK Chartered Patent Attorney

Membership of Professional Bodies

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA), Member of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)

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