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ANDREW WALKINSHAW

Associate, Patent Attorney
Chemistry

Cambridge

Andrew is a member of our chemistry and materials team. His work is primarily focused on catalysis and chemical production methods, including drafting for local clients and EP prosecution for large overseas (usually Japanese) multinationals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Small molecule catalysts, ligands and biocatalysts for chemical synthesis
  • Processes for the production of feedstock chemicals, polymers and fine chemicals
  • Mineral processing and metallurgy
  • New recycling technologies for polymers and metals

Clients

Andrew handles European prosecution and opposition work for several large multinational clients in the industrial chemicals sector. He also assists several UK university tech transfer agencies with initial invention capture and patent drafting, as well as global prosecution of their patent portfolios.

Background

Andrew has a Master’s degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge and a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the same institution. Andrew joined Mewburn Ellis in 2015 qualifying as a European Patent Attorney in 2019 and a Chartered Patent Attorney in 2020.