Heidi Aston

Position:Special Counsel

IP Qualifications

Qualified as a UK Patent Attorney (2002)
Qualified as a European Patent Attorney (2002)

Academic Qualifications

Qualification Institution Year of Completion
Graduate Diploma in Intellectual PropertyUniversity of Technology, Sydney2013
BA (Hons) Biological SciencesOxford University1997

Industry Experience

PositionOrganisation/InstitutionDate of Tenure
PartnerJ A Kemp LLP2016 - 2020
Lead IP CounselMoleac Pte Ltd2012 - 2016
PartnerMintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo2006 - 2009
Senior AssociateElla Cheong Spruson & Ferguson2004 - 2005
AssociateCarpmaels & Ransford2001 - 2004
Technical AssistantPotter Clarkson1998 - 2001


Organisation Level
Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (UK)Member
European Patent InstituteMember
Experience and Technical Background

Experienced in the following areas of patent practice:

  • Drafting
  • Strategy and Portfolio Management
  • Local and Foreign Patent Prosecution
  • Patentability Advice
  • Validity and Infringement
  • Patent Oppositions

Primary patent practice areas by technology:

  • Biotechnology

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