Catherine Keetch > D Young & Co LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

D Young & Co LLP
120 HOLBORN
LONDON
EC1N 2DY
England
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Work Department

Patents: Biotechnology, Chemistry & Pharmaceuticals Group

Position

Partner, Patent Attorney

Career

Catherine has nearly 15 years’ experience in private patent practice. Her field of expertise is chemical and biochemical subject matter. She has extensive experience and a broad client base, from individual inventors through to multinationals, handling patent drafting and prosecution, as well asn EPO opposition and appeal proceedings.

Catherine’s expertise covers a range of chemical and biochemical subject matter, in particular engine oils, lubricants, petrol additives, ink technology, food chemistry, nutrition, oral and personal care products, polymer chemistry, analytical chemistry (particularly mass spectrometry), proteomics, protein chemistry, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and diagnostics.

Languages

English.

Memberships

Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).
European Patent Institute (epi).

Education

MChem in Chemistry, University of Oxford.
PhD in Mass Spectrometry and Protein Chemistry, University of Cambridge.
Research to characterise protein complexes in the gas phase. Research part-funded by GSK.
Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary, University of London.
Certificate in IP Litigation.
European Patent Attorney 2009.
Chartered Patent Attorney 2011.