Medical research charity LifeArc has appointed Diana Sternfeld as its new head of intellectual property (IP). Diana joins LifeArc from her partnership at Fieldfisher LLP and brings a wealth of life sciences experience, supporting and managing the IP needs of the biopharmaceutical industry. She has a considerable existing reputation and profile in the biopharma IP world, having litigated the first UK ‘biotech’ patents up to the House of Lord.