Meet The Team

Dr Susan Fridd
Patent Attorney
+44 (0) 1373 753 010

Academic and Research Background

Susan has a degree in Biochemistry from the University of Bristol and a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne. After her PhD she worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Stockholm and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Grenoble, France. Here she studied protein structure and function using protein X-ray crystallography.

Professional Experience

Susan has worked in private practice for over 10 years. She has a reputation for giving practical, commercially-focussed advice tailored to her clients' needs.

Susan specialises in biotechnology and has particular interest in food technology, molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, plant biochemistry and diagnostics. She is also experienced in registering and opposing registered designs.

Susan has worked with a variety of clients including Universities, blue chip companies, start-ups, spin-outs and SMEs. She understands the different requirements of clients when giving her professional advice.


  • Member of European Patent Institute
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys


  • European Patent Attorney
  • UK Patent Attorney
  • Post graduate certificate in IP, University of London, UK
  • PEB Litigation skills certificate
  • European Design Attorney
  • PhD Biochemistry, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • BSc(Hons) Biochemistry, University of Bristol


  • Life Sciences/Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Food Technology
  • Plant science
  • Diagnostics

I’m indebted to the team at Script IP for consistently helping to keep my clients happy and achieving IP objectives on time and within budget.

Dr. David Whitehouse, Independent Biotechnology Consultant