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David Elsy BSc, PhD, CPA, EPA, MRSB


David Elsy is a patent attorney in our Life Science & Chemistry group.

David specialises in the fields of recombinant DNA technology, molecular biology, drug discovery, microbial and plant biotechnology and healthcare products.

David has particular expertise in PCR, diagnostic assays (cancer and pregnancy related assays), biosensors, stents and catheters, cleaning, skin and hand care, polymerisation catalysts and processes and waste processing.

Education & background

David has a Biological Science degree and PhD on “The Effects of Gamma Radiation on DNA”. David had a four year spell as a Patent Examiner at the UKIPO, before joining Withers & Rogers in 1994. He qualified as a UK patent attorney and European patent attorney in 2000.

His clients include a number of well-known universities, university spin outs, small, medium and large national and international companies.

He has presented talks across the UK, USA and Middle East.

David is a member of the Royal Society of Biology (MRSB).

On a personal note...

David enjoys hillwalking, photography, walking his dog and gardening.