Aimee undertakes work in both the chemical and mechanical fields. Her predominant practice areas include: chemical engineering, in particular relating to petrochemicals, and renewable energy; inventions relying on physical and inorganic chemistry, such as energy storage devices, dental compositions, catalysis, indicators materials, and materials processing technology.
Aimee also has experience of inventions in the residential and commercial construction sector, pharmaceutical manufacturing processes and equipment, and medical and surgical devices, as well as glass-related inventions, having previously trained and practised in the Intellectual Property department of Pilkington Group Limited
Aimee brings almost 20 years of experience in drafting, filing and prosecuting UK, European and International patent applications for a range of clients from SMEs to universities to listed companies, and is readily able to understand and work with their differing business needs. She is also able to advise on issues relating to infringement and validity of third party patents, including preparation of opposition cases and attendance at hearings before the European Patent Office.
Aimee joined Marks & Clerk in 2009 and became a partner in 2013. Aimee graduated with a Master of Chemistry (MChem) degree from the University of Oxford in 2001, for which her final one-year Part II Thesis, ‘Time Resolved FTIR Studies of Chemical Processes’, was completed in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory.