Esmé Swindells

Esmé Swindells

Senior Associate - Patent Attorney

Esmé has drafted and prosecuted patent applications, as well as preparing patent oppositions and conducting freedom to operate and due diligence investigations.

She has experience in prosecuting global patent portfolios which has seen her manage national and international applications before the European Patent Office (EPO), and other major jurisdictions such as Australia, Canada, China, India, Japan and the US.

Esmé particularly enjoys formulating IP strategies that closely align with a business’s commercial objectives to ensure its maximum potential can be achieved.



Pharmaceuticals, new chemical entities, drug repurposing, chemicals


Esmé studied chemistry at Durham University.


MChem (Hons), PGCert Intellectual Property Law, UK Patent Attorney 


Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys


Esmé loves playing sport and being active. On a Saturday you are sure to find her on the hockey pitch (or in the clubhouse) representing her club, Wimbledon Hockey Club. Other hobbies include cooking, baking and going on adventurous holidays to explore various parts of the world.