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Hazel Robson

Hazel Robson

Senior Associate

Hazel has practised in the field of Intellectual Property since 2001, working primarily in the pharmaceutical and chemical sectors. More particularly, Hazel has expertise in pharmaceutical IP for example new chemical entities, polymorphs, formulations, manufacturing processes, uses and medical devices.


Hazel worked for a global pharmaceutical company for many years where she supported discovery, development and clinical projects across many therapy areas. Hazel joined Secerna in April 2014.



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  • MA Cantab (Natural Sciences)
  • MSci (Chemistry)
  • Chartered Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney

Specialist Sectors

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Small Molecules
  • Polymers
  • Medical Devices
  • Analytical Techniques

Areas of special expertise

  • Drafting, filing and prosecution of patent applications worldwide
  • Strategic IP planning and patent portfolio and lifecycle management
  • Validity, infringement and freedom to operate opinions on a preliminary and fully comprehensive basis
  • Due diligence and agreement advice in support of licensing and acquisition projects