Zack Mummery #
Associate - London Office
Zack Mummery handles patent work in the chemical, pharmaceutical and packaging fields.
Zack joined Reddie & Grose in 2011 and qualified as a European Patent Attorney and a UK Patent Attorney in 2015. Zack handles patent work primarily in the chemical and pharmaceutical fields.
Prior to joining Reddie & Grose, Zack obtained a first class MSci degree in Chemistry from the University of Bristol. He completed a final year project in the field of organic photochemistry, combining his interests in synthetic organic chemistry, physical chemistry and computational chemistry.
Zack handles patent work in areas such as polymer films, packaging, specialist fibres, consumer products, semiconductors, medical devices, synthetic chemistry, organic chemistry, catalysis, chemical processing of crude oil, small molecule pharmaceuticals and polymorphic forms.
Zack has experience in drafting new patent applications and prosecuting patent applications in Europe and around the world. He has been involved in a number of EPO oppositions and appeals, and he has represented clients at oral proceedings before the Opposition Division, Technical Board of Appeal and the Examining Division. Zack also provides advice on infringement, validity and freedom to operate type issues.
He has been involved in Registered Community Design invalidity proceedings before EUIPO, and he maintains an interest in European design law. He also has a particular interest in the proposed new European Unitary Patent System.
Outside of work, Zack can often be found lead climbing in one of London’s indoor climbing centres and he also enjoys cooking and travel.