Philippa Carr

Trainee Patent Attorney

Philippa joined J A Kemp as a trainee patent attorney in 2019 and is based in the firm's London office.

Philippa obtained a BA in Biological Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, and in her final year she specialised in developmental and disease biology.  During her undergraduate studies she also completed a summer research project on phage therapy at Leicester University in the Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation.

Philippa then did a PhD at the University of Sheffield, where she established the developing zebrafish respiratory vasculature as a molecular model for human respiratory vascular diseases.  Her work provided her with practical experience of techniques such as CRISPR, fluorescent microscopy and computational processing and analysis.  During her time as a student Philippa also co-chaired her university’s Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease Student Society.




University of Cambridge, BA in Natural Sciences (Biological) 

Membership of Professional Bodies

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



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