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Lucy O’Brien

Trainee Attorney

A.A. Thornton & Co

Lucy O’Brien is a Trainee Patent Attorney within our Chemistry, Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals patent department. Lucy’s clients operate in industry sectors such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, chemistry and oil & gas technologies.

Services


  • Patents

Core Responsibilities


  • Reading and analysing prior art documents
  • Legal research
  • Drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications at the UKIPO, EPO and abroad

 Career


  • She joined A.A. Thornton & Co. after graduating in 2014

Industries


  • Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals

Qualifications


  • BSc Molecular Biology and Biochemistry with Industrial Placement, University of Durham
  • Queen Mary University of London, Intellectual Property Law certificate

Professional Memberships


  • Student member of the Charted Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)

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  • 12th World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences and Innovations in Pharma Industry

    Consulting Patent Attorney Julie Barrett-Major and Trainee Patent Attorney Lucy O’Brien will attend the 12th World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences and Innovations in Pharma Industry on 26th and 27th of February 2018 in London. ‘The conference is a specially organized two day event which will provide a multi-channel communication platform that brings together both “producers”… Read more »

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