Diana is a patent litigator with particular expertise in biotechnology patents.
As well as acting in all UK courts, she advises on international disputes and coordinates and assists with actions in other jurisdictions and patent offices. She has also advised on and pursued arbitrations and been involved in mediations. Diana's patent career began with the land mark case of Biogen against Medeva which was the first biotechnology case heard by the UK House of Lords. Since then Diana has been involved in many significant reported cases, in particular, in the life sciences sector. She is an active participant in the Bio Industry Association and has been a Member of the Board since 2011. She is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys and an accredited mediator.
During 2014/15, Diana spent a significant amount of time working in the Chinese offices of Rouse, the firm where she previously worked. During that time she was able to observe and learned a little about the IP system in China.