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SHERBORNE HOUSE, 119-121 CANNON STREET, LONDON, EC4N 5AT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 236 0484
Fax:
Fax 020 7337 7100
Email:
Web:
www.forresters.co.uk

Charlotte Teall

Tel:
Work 020 7283 8989
Email:
Forresters

Work Department

Life sciences and chemistry.

Position

Charlotte’s background is in biochemistry having studied at Imperial College London, and she also holds an MSc in the management of intellectual property from Queen Mary, London. During her undergraduate studies, Charlotte worked as a research assistant at a major international pharmaceutical company, where she became particularly interested in stem cell technologies. Charlotte joined Forresters in 2006 and since then has specialised in all aspects of patent law in the UK and overseas. Charlotte works with a range of from small biotech companies to large pharmaceutical companies. Charlotte is primarily involved in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Charlotte also has a strong supplementary protection certificate (SPC) practice. She likes to get involved with aligning her client’s intellectual property strategy with their regulatory strategy, an often overlooked practice, to ensure the correct decisions are taken at an appropriate time to maximise protection (SPC and data/market exclusivity) in this complex area of the law. Her main areas of practice are: biotechnology; medical devices; licensing; supplementary protection certificates (patent team extensions); data/market exclusivity.

Career

Trained Forresters; qualified chartered UK patent attorney and European patent attorney 2009; partner 2015.

Member

CIPA; EPI. Publications of note: ‘Making sense of the recent CJEU decisions on Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs)’ (International Pharmaceutical Industry Magazine, Spring 2014, volume six, issue one); ‘patent term extensions for medical devices in Europe’ (International Pharmaceutical Industry Magazine, February 2013, volume five, issue one).

Education

Imperial College London (2005 First Class Hons Biotechnology with a year in industry/research); Queen Mary, University of London (2006 Msc with distinction in Management of Intellectual Property).

Leisure

Keeping fit; running; obstacle course racing; hockey; scuba diving.


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

PATMA: Patent attorneys

Within: PATMA: Patent attorneys

Led by patent and design prosecution expert Lloyd Hoarton, Forresters has ‘an incredibly efficient and extremely knowledgeable’ team that features attorneys such as Mark Connell and Nick Palmer. The team was bolstered when Charlotte Teall, an expert in SPC and European law, was promoted to partner in April 2015 along with chemistry specialist Chris Bond.

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