Elliot Stephens

Trainee Patent Attorney

Elliot is a part-qualified Patent Attorney based in the Newcastle Office. He has a background in medicinal chemistry, but primarily handles mechanical and medical devices. Elliot joined HGF in September 2019.

Elliot is a part-qualified Patent Attorney based in the Newcastle Office. He graduated from Newcastle University with a First Class Masters degree in Medicinal Chemistry. Elliot received the Friere-Marecco Excellence Medal for his final year research project, which was focussed on polymorphism in pharmaceuticals, and its application to IP.

During his studies, Elliot spent time at a global pharmaceutical company, synthesising and studying chemical compounds for use in treating cystic fibrosis.

After graduating, Elliot joined a large European IP firm where he prosecuted and advised on patent matters across a wide range of technology, including mechanical devices, medical devices, homeware products, chemical compositions, polymers and computer-implemented inventions. His client base ranged from local individuals to large US corporations, and everything in between. He has also assisted in contentious matters, including infringement opinions and European oppositions. Elliot also has experience in handling UK and European registered designs.

Elliot joined HGF in September 2019.