Peter Mumford

Peter Mumford

Senior Associate - Patent Attorney

After gaining experience as a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Nottingham, Peter honed his expertise in the pharmaceutical and chemical fields by spending five years as a medicinal chemist at Sygnature Discovery.

He joined Potter Clarkson in October 2015 and uses his expertise to advise clients in the pharmaceutical and chemical fields. Peter’s main areas of interest include small molecule pharmaceuticals, biocides, medical treatments and process chemistry.



Pharmaceuticals, chemicals


Peter read chemistry at Warwick University before completing his PhD in organic chemistry at the same institution. His research focused on developing new methodologies for the synthesis of heterocycles and featured a placement at Schering-Plough.


MChem (Hons), PhD, UK and European Patent Attorney