Edward Ronan is a Chartered and European patent attorney in the biotechnology and life sciences team at Boult Wade Tennant. His practice includes advising clients on the management of global patent portfolios and providing commercial advice, including the preparation of freedom-to-operate opinions and due diligence exercises. Ronan specialises in biologics, diagnostics, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and vaccinology. He completed a doctorate at the University of Oxford on the role of local immunity in vaccine-induced protection against tuberculosis. His work specifically investigated the immunological effects of delivering adenoviral and protein-based vaccines to the respiratory tract.