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Kilburn & Strode LLP

LACON LONDON, 84 THEOBALDS ROAD, LONDON, WC1X 8NL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7539 4200
Fax:
Fax 020 7539 4299
Email:
Web:
www.kilburnstrode.com
London, Munich

Kristina Cornish

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 3947 4200
Email:
Web:
www.kilburnstrode.com/our-people/kristina-cornish
Kilburn & Strode LLP

Work Department

Life sciences & chemistry

Position

Partner

Career

Kristina practices primarily in the fields of biotechnology and pharmaceutical chemistry. She advises clients in areas of patent strategy and represents clients at the European Patent Office in prosecution matters, oppositions and appeals. Kristina has a track record of assisting various multi-national companies in their offensive and defensive patent position as they bring products to the marketplace. Kristina is regularly involved in providing advice in relation to infringement queries, as well as conducting freedom to operate searches on a world-wide scale. She has experience of filing and persecuting families of SPC applications throughout Europe. 
 

She has considerable experience in portfolios relating to foodstuffs, drug formulations, therapeutic treatments and to combination therapies, particularly in the area of infectious diseases. 
 

Kristina lectures inside and outside of the profession. She is an examiner for the European Qualifying Examinations at the European Patent Office (Opposition paper) and is a member of the UK BioIndustry Association's Intellectual Property Advisory Committee. She has a particular interest in biotechnology patents in the USA.

Member

CIPA - Member of Life Sciences Committee
EPI - EQE Committee member
UK BioIndustry Association (BIA) - Member of IP Advisory Committee

Education

Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate
European Patent Attorney
Chartered UK Patent Attorney
BSc Honours in Biotechnology - University of London, King's College


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

PATMA: Patent attorneys

Within: PATMA: Patent attorneys

Kilburn & Strode LLP combines a strong pharmaceutical and life sciences practice with a powerful electronics and technology offering and an impressive track record acting for engineering clients. EPO opposition and appeal instructions form an important part of the caseload, but the group also excels in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications, portfolio development and management, and transactional instructions, including due diligences and fundraising prospectus opinions. Nick Bassil and Kristina Cornish direct the life sciences and chemistry practice while managing partner Richard Howson, Alexander Korenberg and chairman Gwilym Roberts are the heads of the electronics and IT department. Jim Miller heads the advanced engineering group. The firm also has offices in San Francisco, Amsterdam, Munich and The Hague.

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