David Hammond (Partner) - Bristol (UK) The Netherlands (NL)

David Hammond


Job Title

  • UK and European Patent Attorney


  • MChem/Eur Chemistry (University of Sheffield)
  • PhD Biological Chemistry (University of Sheffield)


  • Chemistry and Life Sciences
    • Biotech & life sciences
    • Pharma & healthcare
    • Consumer products
    • Speciality chemicals
    • Green technologies
    • Industrial minerals, petrochemistry & polymers

Language skills

  • English
  • German
  • French

David joined the Chemistry and Life Sciences team at Haseltine Lake in January 2007, and qualified as a UK Patent Attorney in 2011 and as a European Patent Attorney in 2012.

Before joining Haseltine Lake, David studied for a PhD in Chemical Biology, investigating mechanisms of DNA repair, followed by a two year post-doctoral appointment at the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität in Munich, Germany, developing novel labelling strategies for biomolecular tagging and detection.

David's caseload relates mainly to drafting and prosecuting biotech, pharmaceutical and medical inventions, working with a wide range of clients from universities and other public sector research institutes to SMEs and global organizations. He also handles applications from the petrochemical and industrial chemistry sectors.

David also regularly advises clients on freedom-to-operate issues, ranging from genetically engineered organisms for producing industrial chemicals, drug discovery and biochemical assay development to skincare compositions and food manufacturing processes.

David is fluent in German and has a working knowledge of French.

Contact David Hammond (Partner)
Address Redcliff Quay,
120 Redcliff Street,
BS1 6HU United Kingdom
E: dhammond@hlk-ip.com
T: +44 (0) 117 910 3200
F: +44 (0) 117 910 3201

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