Our services are centred around intellectual property that can be registered. We protect innovation, design, and branding across all sectors of industry, and at all stages in the supply chain.

For each IP right we offer services covering strategic advice, pre-registration searches, registrations and renewals, oppositions and dispute resolution. We handle work throughout the world, working with local colleagues in over 100 countries.


Our attorneys specialise in one or more sectors of industry, which enables them to provide quality advice with a commercial focus.

Our patent specialists have detailed understanding of the background technology, which ensures that your patent applications are prepared with the correct scope, reducing the likelihood of challenges from third parties and objections from the patent office.

They also advise whether other forms of protection would be more appropriate. Our brand specialists work with brand managers for leading brands and their advice is commercially focussed making sure that you get the best value from your budget.

Andrew Carridge #


Cambridge Office


Munich Office

Andrew Carridge is a Partner at Reddie & Grose and a UK and European Patent Attorney based in the firm’s Cambridge office. He handles patents in a wide range of areas within the life sciences sector.

Andrew has a Master’s degree in Biochemistry from Oxford University, and prior to joining Reddie & Grose, gained commercial research and development experience at Unilever where he assisted in the development of innovative formulations for a number of well-known brands.

Andrew has many years of experience in the profession, assisting clients with drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications in the UK, Europe and around the world; and at opposition and appeal proceedings at the European Patent Office. He also advises on freedom to operate, patentability, due diligence, inventorship and assignment matters, assisting clients in obtaining supplementary protection certificates (SPC) and advising on strategies for maximising exclusivity for approved drugs, in Europe.

Andrew acts for a wide range of clients including start-ups, multinational companies and academic institutions within the life sciences and chemical sectors. He has experience in a number of technical areas including antimicrobial formulations, tissue regeneration, pharmaceuticals and biologics (including antibodies), disease diagnosis and nucleic acid sequencing. Andrew also assists clients in other technical areas such as medical devices, industrial processing of biomass and materials.


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  • Chartered Patent Attorney (2012)
  • European Patent Attorney (2011)
  • Certificate in Intellectual Property, Queen Mary University London
  • MBiochem (Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry), Oxford University


  • Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
  • Institute of Professional Representatives before the EPO
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