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J A Kemp

14 SOUTH SQUARE, GRAY'S INN, LONDON, WC1R 5JJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3077 8600
Fax:
Fax 020 7430 1000
Email:
Web:
www.jakemp.com
Cambridge, London, Munich, Oxford, Paris

Kieron Grehan

Tel:
Work 020 3077 8600
Email:
J A Kemp

Work Department

Chemistry and pharmaceuticals

Position

Partner, European Patent Attorney, UK Chartered Patent Attorney

Career

Kieron handles patent work in all aspects of chemistry, including pharmaceuticals, polymers, pigments, plant protection products, inorganic materials, oil and fuel additives and construction materials. He works with a variety of clients including universities, SMEs and large companies.

Kieron drafts new patent applications and handles filing and prosecution of patent applications at the UK Intellectual Property Office and the European Patent Office (EPO). He has experience of attacking and defending patents in EPO opposition and appeal proceedings, particularly in the area of inorganic materials, petrochemicals and pharmaceuticals. He also handles worldwide patent portfolios and has experience in providing freedom to operate and due diligence advice.

Kieron joined J A Kemp in 2002 and became a partner in 2015.

Member

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

Education

University of Oxford, Masters Degree in Chemistry including research in surface chemistry


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

PATMA: Patent attorneys

Within: PATMA: Patent attorneys

J A Kemp is 'extremely meticulous in fully understanding the business context, strategies and needs' of its clients, which include NBCUniversal, University of Vienna and Pharma UK. Celia Keen is head of the chemistry and pharmaceuticals team and has extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patents. The 'excellent' Mark Roberts is 'very knowledgeable about European patent prosecution' and 'offers prompt and appropriate advice'. Other key team members are Patrick Campbell, Kieron Grehan, Andrew Webb, and Simon Wright, who are all 'excellent lawyers'. Key mandates included Chris Milton advising Semblant on the management of its patent portfolio and Amanda Simons assisting F2G with the drafting and prosecution of its new patent applications. Other recommended individuals include Ravi Srinivasan, John Leeming, Andrew Bentham, Sarah Roques, and Graham Lewis.

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