Martin Lipscombe

Martin Lipscombe


Martin graduated from the University of Bristol with a degree in Microbiology, and holds a PhD from the University of Warwick for research in Vaccines and Molecular Biology. This research was sponsored by a major international pharmaceuticals company and involved two years' work in their laboratories. Martin joined the firm in 1991 and became a partner in 1999, before retiring from the partnership to work as a consultant for the firm in 2024. 

He handles a wide range of subject matter and has considerable experience in representing clients in opposition proceedings at the European Patent Office. He is also highly active in trade mark and design matters, both in the UK and elsewhere.

Technical areas:

  • Biotechnology 
  • Medical research and therapeutic biologicals 
  • Microbiology and vaccines 
  • Diagnostics and bioassays



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