Amy Mead

Amy Mead

Trainee Patent Attorney

Amy has a multidisciplinary technical background encompassing chemistry, earth sciences, and chemical engineering. In particular, her studies focused on computational chemistry, polymers, chemical engineering and inorganic chemistry.

Prior to joining Potter Clarkson, Amy worked as a trainee patent attorney for 18 months at another IP firm, where she obtained the PG Certificate in IP from Bournemouth University.

Prior to training as a patent attorney, Amy also gained commercial experience in the procurement department of a multinational chemicals company.



Industrial chemistry, pharmaceuticals, chemical engineering, green chemistry, polymers


Amy has a first class BSc in natural sciences (chemistry and earth sciences) from Durham University. She then went on to be awarded a distinction and an academic prize for her achievement in MSc advanced chemical engineering at Imperial College London, where her research focused on novel computational methods for predicting the solubility of peptides.


BSc (Hons), MSc (Hons), PG Cert in IP

Awards & recognition

Amy was awarded the Geoff Hewitt prize for outstanding academic achievement in her MSc.


Outside of work, Amy enjoys running, baking, comedy and travelling.