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Helen Poulson works on multi-jurisdictional, contentious and non-contentious patent matters. She has represented international clients from the life sciences, chemicals and technology, media & telecommunications sectors. Her experience includes advising on patent litigation proceedings in the Court of Appeal and the High Court (Patents Court), as well as working on disputes involving licences and/or other commercial contracts. As for non-contentious work, she has advised on complex patent portfolio and SPC issues.
Helen complements her legal expertise with a scientific training. She graduated from Imperial College London with a First Class Honours Biochemistry degree. Prior to making the move into law, she lectured biochemistry at Nottingham Trent University.
Helen trained at Hogan Lovells during which she undertook placements of six months in Intellectual Property, International Arbitration and Pensions. She spent six months working in the in-house legal team of an international bank as part of her training.
- Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Oxford, 2019
- Legal Practice Course, BPP University Law School, Distinction, 2016
- Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP University Law School, Distinction, 2014
- B.Sc. Biochemistry, Imperial College London, First Class Honours, 2013
- IPSoc Society for junior IP practitioners
- Associate of the Royal College of Science