Rachel is a member of our life sciences patent team with experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors.
Rachel is recognised in the Managing Intellectual Property: IP Stars 2017 as a rising star to watch.
Rachel has a BSc in Biological Sciences and PhD in molecular biology, both from the University of Oxford. Her PhD research focused on plant-pathogen interactions in the bacterium Pseudomonas syringae, particularly focussing on the role of amino acid transport proteins during infection of tomato plants.
Rachel joined Mewburn Ellis LLP in 2009, qualifying as a Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney in 2013.
Rachel also spent one year working for the European Bioinformatics Institute, a non-profit intergovernmental organisation which provides and maintains data from life sciences experiments before returning to Mewburn Ellis in 2012.