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Rebecca Tollervey

Partner, Patent Attorney


Rebecca Tollervey
Rebecca Tollervey

Rebecca handles life sciences patent work in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors.

She has particular expertise in:

  • protein and nucleic acid-based therapeutics including dsRNA
  • molecular and cellular biology
  • diagnostic and prognostic gene signatures
  • personalised medicine
  • vaccines
  • diagnostics
  • micro-arrays
  • next-generation sequencing methods.

Rebecca is recognised in The Legal 500 (2016) as ‘highly active on the life sciences side‘.

She has extensive experience prosecuting applications before the EPO, including oral proceedings during examination and opposition. She is also experienced in strategic portfolio planning and management.

Her clients include large and small biotech companies and technology transfer institutions.

Rebecca spent time as an intern in a large law firm in Washington DC and is a regular visitor to the US.

Rebecca has a degree in biological sciences from the University of Oxford.

Rebecca joined Mewburn Ellis in 2000, qualifying as both a Chartered Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney in 2004. She joined the partnership in 2008.

t: +44 (0)117 945 1234
e: rebecca.tollervey@mewburn.com
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