About DG Patents

Derek Gambell

Derek Gambell is a British and European Patent Attorney with considerable experience. Having obtained a 1st class Honours degree in chemistry from London University, Derek started his patents career as an Examiner in the British Patent Office. After an initial period in private practice, he spent a number of years in the patent department of the multi-national company Unilever plc before starting his own patent agency in 1995, thereafter joining the Sevenoaks firm of Graham Watt & Co LLP as a partner. Derek's technical expertise includes the areas of detergent and surface chemistry, metallurgy, pharmaceuticals, photography, printing, medical equipment and engineering.

Jenny Lioné

Jenny Lioné has extensive experience as a patent administrator, having worked in both an industrial patent department and in private practice. She obtained a certificate of patent administration from the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys in 2001. Jenny is familiar with the Rules and Regulations of the British and European Patent Offices and has considerable experience in liaising with patent attorney firms outside the UK for the filing and prosecution of foreign patent applications.