Charlotte Crowhurst

Charlotte Crowhurst

Partner - Patent Attorney

A highly skilled patent attorney with more than 25 years’ experience, Charlotte specialises in the protection of chemical and healthcare inventions and works with clients around the world to develop sound global IP strategies.

Adept at working with businesses of various sizes, she can flex her approach from advising ambitious new enterprises to undertaking global patent portfolio management for other clients. She regularly delivers seminars in key global markets on effective strategies for protecting inventions in Europe.  

In addition to her extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, Charlotte has experience of oral proceedings before the European Patent Office, including opposition proceedings, and has been involved with multiple due diligence exercises for financing procedures. 

Charlotte has actively developed the firm’s business in Asia and acts for several large Korean companies and Chinese pharmaceutical companies and universities.  

Charlotte became a partner in 2008 and is a member of the firm’s executive board. 

 

Specialisms

Chemical processes, new chemical entities, composite materials, polymer materials, pharmaceutical formulations, antimicrobial and consumer products, and catalysts 

Education

Charlotte obtained an honours degree in chemistry at University College London and her PhD in organometallic chemistry from the University of Cambridge.

Qualifications

BSc (Hons), PhD (Cantab), UK and European Patent Attorney 

Awards & Recognition

Charlotte is listed in the IAM 1000 World’s Leading Patent Professionals and as an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property.  

Interests

Charlotte enjoys cooking food from around the world, travelling and skiing.