Dr David Wearing

Trainee Patent Attorney

David is a part qualified Patent Attorney who joined HGF in the London office in July 2018 to work in the Electronics team. David has an MEng degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a PhD in Materials Science, both from Imperial College London.

David started in the Patent profession in 2013, and joined HGF in July 2018 as a part qualified Patent Attorney.

He has worked most extensively on software, IT, electronics, and mobile communication inventions, and has also worked on a wide variety of material and mechanical inventions. David’s favourite cases to work on tend to be the ones that involve mathematics.

David has worked on cases in several different jurisdictions, namely the UK, US, China, Taiwan, as well as European and International applications. David also has experience in dealing with some unusual procedural cases, which involved extra research on the law, such as: double patenting in UK, failure of the patent office to register transfers, UK responses being overdue due to non-receipt of UK examination reports.