• Head of IP
  • Imperial Innovations

Jeremy joined Innovations in January 2012 as Patent Attorney and Due Diligence Manager after 12 years working as an in-house patent attorney for ICI/Astra Zeneca and Reckitt Benckiser. Following undergraduate degree and PhD at Cambridge University in Chemistry, he spent two years in Strasbourg working with Nobel Laureate Professor Jean-Marie Lehn. He then joined ICI as a research chemist, where he worked in their R&D function in a variety of roles, including a Royal Society Industrial Fellowship at Edinburgh University and three years in the Netherlands for an ICI subsidiary. In 2000 Jeremy entered the IP profession, and is a fully qualified UK and European Patent and Design attorney.

During his time at ICI/AstraZeneca and Reckitt Benckiser, he was responsible for the management of global patent and design portfolios for major business sectors and has extensive experience in IP litigation and due diligence. Jeremy’s role at Innovations is to manage IP and Patent Searching resources and to ensure that thorough and timely due diligence is carried out on investment opportunities, as well as act as an in-house consultant on IP issues