Senior Associate, Patent Attorney
Life Sciences


Anna’s work involves drafting, prosecution and oppositions in the life sciences sector, frequently in countries around the world. She has particular expertise in drafting patent applications and can advise on due diligence projects, Freedom-to-Operate issues and IP strategy.

Areas of Expertise

  • Immunotherapy
  • Antibody technology
  • Peptide and nucleic acid technologies


Anna works with a wide range of organisations including established biotech companies, biotech start-ups, spin-outs and universities. She works predominantly with clients based in the UK, the US and Singapore.


Anna has a first class BSc in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and a PhD, both from Durham University. Her doctorate specialised in the molecular mechanisms of plant root growth. She joined Mewburn Ellis LLP in 2015, qualifying as a Chartered Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney in 2019.