Carpmaels & Ransford announces new Senior Associate promotion
Rachel Taylor was promoted to Senior Associate as of 1st January 2024

Carpmaels & Ransford is pleased to announce the promotion of Rachel Taylor to Senior Associate, effective from 1st January 2024.

Rachel joined Carpmaels & Ransford in 2005 before qualifying as a Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney in 2009. Her diverse practice spans Engineering, Tech, Chemistry and Materials sectors, from oil-in-water emulsion adjuvant manufacture through to animal nutrition, skin care and medical devices.

Rachel has substantial experience prosecuting European patent applications, as well as working on many European oppositions and appeals across a variety of subject-matter. Alongside her European work, Rachel manages large global portfolios and has extensive prosecution experience outside Europe, including Japan, China, Brazil and the US.

James Warner, Head of Chemistry & Pharmaceuticals at Carpmaels & Ransford, comments:

“Congratulations to Rachel who has built a broad practice during her time at the firm, covering all aspects of the patent life cycle from drafting through to EPO opposition-appeal work and litigation support. Rachel’s promotion underlines our commitment to supporting homegrown talent, and the depth and breadth of our healthcare and materials expertise.”

Rachel’s promotion follows the promotions of Adam EllwoodClara HughesLawrence Paleschi and Joanna Rowley to Senior Associate within the Life Sciences, Engineering and Tech teams.