Huw Jenkins, Patent Attorney

hjenkins@secerna.co.uk | +44 (0)1904 567726


Huw Jenkins

Qualifications

  • DPhil Plant Sciences (Developmental Genetics)
  • Chartered Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney

Background

Huw has practised in the field of Intellectual Property since 2011, working primarily in the life sciences sector. Huw has wide experience of European patent prosecution, and patent applications in the UK, US and worldwide.

Huw has also been involved in opposition proceedings before the Opposition Division and Boards of Appeal at the EPO. Huw has experience in freedom to operate searching and the preparation of infringement opinions. Following a First Class degree and a PhD in Plant Development at Oxford, Huw practices across a range of subject matter, particularly in relation to biotechnology and molecular biology.

Specialist Sectors

  • Biotechnology and Life Sciences
  • Plant Science and Agriculture
  • Antibodies and Biologics
  • Precision Medicine

Areas of special expertise

  • Drafting and filing of patent applications, oppositions and appeals
  • World-wide prosecution of patent applications
  • Management of global patent portfolios and patent lifecycles
  • Patentability advice in technical fields including plant biotechnology, agri-tech, precision medicine, antibodies and biologics
  • Working with Universities and spin out companies