Kate’s role as the Patents and Licensing Administrator for Technology Transfer Group involves general patenting formalities, secretarial and administrative tasks for the technology transfer group, data entry and monitoring of database and diary deadlines. She also co-ordinates the completion of legal forms on behalf of external Patent Agents and Attorneys. Prior to this Kate spent several years working in the role of a Paralegal Patents Administrator for a law firm specialising in Intellectual Property law. Kate holds a CIPA Certificate in Patents Administration. In addition to Kate’s extensive administrative skills she is also registered as a Chartered Biologist, is a Member of the Royal Society of Biology and has spent many years working in both diagnostic and research environments.