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FD4 for Mentors
Start date Friday, July 19, 2019 12:30 PM
End date Friday, July 19, 2019 01:30 PM
CPD Points 1.0
Price Non Member £0.00 (Includes £0.00 VAT)
Member £0.00 (Includes £0.00 VAT)

Webinar Information:

The webinar is delivered by the current Chief Examiner for the Final Diploma exams and is aimed at Fellows who support trainees in their preparation for this challenging examination.

The webinar will cover how to approach the examination, as well as how the paper is set and marked, with the aim of addressing common issues and dispelling a few myths.

There will be ample time for questions and answers.

Speaker Information:

Sarah Boxall runs her own business as a UK and European Patent Attorney, providing strategic advice on all aspects of Intellectual Property (IP) to clients. Her passion is seeing companies grow and succeed through exploitation of their IP. She is well versed with fund raising and due diligence, having assisted both her clients and venture capital firms to raise many millions of pounds. Sarah’s technical areas of expertise are in chemistry, mechanics, medical apparatus and all aspects of biology.

Sarah is also a committed teacher and examiner of trainee patent attorneys and bears the heavy title of Chief Examiner for the PEB Final Diploma exams. 

In her spare time, Sarah is a busy semi-professional cellist with her services being sought all over the UK, Europe and the Channel Islands, together with a waiting list for cello lessons.

Sarah got to where she is today through a BSc (Hons) degree in Biochemistry and Pharmacology from the University of Southampton and a PhD in Neuropharmacology from University College London. She joined the patent profession in 1998 and spent 4 years in private practice in London followed by 4 years in industry before returning to private practice in Cambridge. In September 2009, Sarah set up her own firm, Boxall Intellectual Property Management Ltd.