David Smith

European Patent Attorney

David graduated with a degree in BA Physics from Oxford University in 2004, having specialised in solid state physics and thermodynamics. He then studied intellectual property law at Queen Mary College, London, receiving an MSc shortly before becoming a trainee patent attorney in 2006.

Since joining the profession, David has worked with a wide variety of clients, from lone inventors and SMEs to international companies and universities, in a wide range of fields including computing, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.

David joined the London office of HGF in October 2009 as a trainee patent attorney.