Sally Higson

Sally Higson

Trainee Patent Attorney

Technology and Sector Specialisms

Chemistry and Pharmaceuticals, Polymers

Membership of Professional Bodies

Student member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)


University of Cambridge, Masters Degree in Natural Sciences (Chemistry); University College London, PhD in Organic Chemistry

Sally obtained her Masters degree from Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, where she was awarded the Rosemary Murray Scholarship.  Her PhD project focussed on sustainable synthesis, investigating the use of biomass feedstocks and using both traditional and biocatalytic chemistry to synthesise pharmaceutical intermediates and pigments.  She has also carried out research projects in protein biophysics, biochemistry and computational chemistry, and has knowledge of a wide range of disciplines including organic, biological, pharmaceutical, inorganic and polymer chemistry.  She is currently a Trainee Patent Attorney and her work includes filing and prosecuting patent applications.

Sally joined J A Kemp as a Trainee Patent Attorney in 2017 and works in the firm’s London office.

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