Anna Hally

Anna Hally BA (Hons.) Natural Science, MSc Management of Intellectual Property

Chartered Patent Attorney, European Patent + Design Attorney

Intellectual Asset Management recommend Anna Hally as "one of the select few litigators in Ireland who can represent clients before the forthcoming Unified Patent Court; she has carved an impressive niche in the biotechnology area, having also managed the portfolios of world-leading corporations." 

Anna is a Chartered Patent Attorney and a European Patent and Design Attorney. She is the Irish representative on the European Patent Institute (EPI) Biotechnology Committee which meets annually with the European Patent Office Biotechnology Directors.  She has enjoyed a varied and interesting career path, graduating from Trinity College, Dublin with an honours degree in Natural Sciences with detailed experience of biotechnology and molecular biology. In her final year she carried out an extensive project at the Wellcome Ocular Genetics laboratory studying genetics and age-related macular degeneration.  Anna holds a MSc in the Management of Intellectual Property from the University of London. 

Anna spent a decade in private practice in leading London IP firms before returning to Ireland in 2005 where she has worked in private practice, dealing with several major multinational companies as well as universities and spin-out companies, before joining Hanna Moore + Curley in 2017. Anna specialises in the Life Sciences area, including biotechnology, nanotechnology, pharmaceuticals and food technology. She has further experience in Supplementary Protection Certificates and Plant Variety right issues.

"Clients regularly turn to Anna Hally to safeguard their innovations in the life sciences space; she is also an authority on supplementary protection certificates and plant variety rights."IAM Patent 1000 (2017)

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