Mari is an Associate in the Life Sciences team, with a particular focus on patent litigation in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors. Mari joined Marks & Clerk Law as a paralegal in 2016 before qualifying as a solicitor with the firm in 2020.
Mari has experience in some of the most complex multi-jurisdictional patent disputes. Her degree in genetics, alongside her patent litigation experience, means Mari has developed a thorough understanding of both the technical and commercial world in which her clients operate.
Outside of work Mari enjoys walks with her family and dog, supporting London Welsh and Wales in rugby and singing with a Welsh “female voice” choir based in Borough.
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Merck Sharp & Dohme v Wyeth (Conjugated pneumococcal vaccines)
Eli Lilly v Genentech (Anti-IL17A/F antibodies)
Chugai Pharmaceutical Co v UCB Pharma (Antibody humanisation protocols)
Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics v AbbVie (Humira therapy for Crohn’s disease)
Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Oxford (2022)
Qualified as a Solicitor in England & Wales (2020)
Legal Practice Course, University of Law, London (2019)
Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP, London (2015)
BSc (Hons) Genetics and Human Health, Aberystwyth University (2012)