Eliot Ward > Mewburn Ellis LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Mewburn Ellis LLP Offices
CITY TOWER, 40 BASINGHALL STREET
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Partner, Patent Attorney
Eliot handles a diverse client portfolio spanning the life sciences sector and a growing practice in the cross-over space between physics and biology. A skilled patent prosecutor, Eliot also has wide experience of drafting patent applications on breakthrough technologies, as well as leading offensive and defensive opposition proceedings post-grant. Eliot is also experienced in handling Freedom to Operate projects and in performing due diligence, which have led to the successful completion of high value transactions and investment rounds.
Eliot works with biopharma companies, multinational biotech corporations, biotech start-ups, overseas attorneys, UK universities and spin-outs.
Eliot has a degree in natural sciences from Cambridge University, majoring in pharmacology. After graduating, he spent two years researching the biochemistry of innate human receptors – first at Oxford University and then at Imperial College London. His PhD is from University College London, which involved developing gene therapies for autoimmunity. He qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2015 and a Chartered Patent Attorney in 2016.
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