Daisy Machytka-Frank was born in 1961 in Budapest, Hungary. She graduated from the Technical University of Budapest in 1985 with a M.Sc.Chem.Eng. degree. From 1985 to 1998 she was a research fellow with the Central Research Institute for Chemistry of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. In 1987/88 she was doing postgraduate studies as a Soros scholar at the University of Oxford (Brasenose College) in England. In 1990 she obtained Ph.D. degree in physical chemistry from the Technical University of Budapest. From 1990 to 1993 she was postdoctoral scholar at the University of Bonn in Germany. She passed her patent attorney examination in 1994, joined this firm as a patent attorney in 1998 and became a partner in the firm as of 1 January 2005.
Dr. Machytka-Frank is a member of the Hungarian Chemical Society, the AIPPI, the Hungarian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright, and the Hungarian Chamber of Patent Attorneys. She is an associate member of the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group and a country correspondent to the Bio-Science Law Review, Witney, United Kingdom.