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A.A. Thornton & Co.

10 OLD BAILEY, LONDON, EC4M 7NG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7405 4044
Fax:
Fax 020 7405 3580
Email:
Web:
www.aathornton.com
London, Munich

Dr Marianne Privett

Tel:
Work 020 7405 4044
Email:
A.A. Thornton & Co.

Work Department

Patents: Chemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals

Position

Marianne began her patent career in 2003 at Johnson Matthey. Whilst at Johnson Matthey, Marianne helped draft and prosecute patent applications relating to platinum-based anti-cancer
pharmaceutical products, opiate and opioid pharmaceutical products, pharmaceutical compositions and pharmaceutical manufacturing processes, and helped to manage global patent portfolios in a range of technical fields.

She moved into private practice in 2007 and has subsequently gained further experience in life sciences and biotechnology.

Marianne is a partner in our Chemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals department. She also sits on the firm's systems group, who is responsible for IT hardware and software, including the specialist IP software systems that support the smooth and efficient running of the firm.

Career

  • Marianne began her patent career in 2003 at Johnson Matthey, a large speciality chemicals company
  • She began her career in private practice in 2007
  • She joined A.A. Thornton & Co. in 2010
  • She joined the EQE Examination Committee for Paper C in 2014
  • She was promoted to Senior Associate in July 2017
  • Marianne was promoted to Partner in September 2018

Member

  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
  • Member of the European Patent Institute (EPI)

Education

  • MChem and PhD Materials Chemistry, University of Southampton

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