Dr Vincent Jennings
Senior Patent Attorney
Vincent graduated from the University of Warwick with a Masters degree in Mathematics and Physics (1st, Hons) in 1998. He was awarded a PhD, also from the University of Warwick, for research involving computer simulations of crystals, particularly ferroelectric perovskites.
Vincent’s research included investigating the effect of temperature and pressure on crystal structure and lattice vibrations. He also studied the relationship between electric field gradients and structural distortions. He presented the results of his work at various national and international conferences.
In 2003, Vincent moved to Japan to work in private patent practice in Osaka, where he gained experience of prosecuting US, European, Japanese and Chinese patent applications, and progressed to manage a team prosecuting electrical and mechanical patent applications.
On returning to England in 2007, Vincent continued working in private patent practice and joined HGF as a trainee patent attorney in 2010.
Vincent has experience working with a range of subject matter including LCD displays, optical storage media and devices, memory arrays, semiconductor fabrication, computer software, telecommunications and document processing systems.
Vincent qualified as a UK Patent Attorney in 2010 and as a European Patent Attorney in 2011.