Mat joined HGF in October 2017 to train as a Patent Attorney and is now preparing to sit the UK and European qualifying exams. He has a First Class Masters Degree in Chemistry from the University of Sheffield, as well as a PhD in Surface Chemistry from the same institution.
Mat’s doctoral research focussed on the development of self-assembled monolayers and their potential to create molecular-scale structures on surfaces. After completing his PhD, Mat worked as a Research Associate investigating polymer coatings as anti-fouling surfaces and nutrient-sensing layers.
Mat has experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications with a wide range of chemical subject matter before the UK and European patent offices, including pharmaceutical formulations, agrochemicals, medical devices, functionalised surfaces and surface coatings, and nano-materials.
First Class, University of Sheffield (2010)
Nanochemistry / Surface Chemistry, University of Sheffield (2014)
HGF is sponsoring The Business of Science Conference 2021 on 7th October. Science and the commercialisation of science continues to be fundamental to the economic growth of the UK and …Event details
IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders guide has been published and HGF is delighted to have 4 Partners listed. The guide draws from the worlds of private practice, consulting and other …Read article
HGF’s Partner Dr Markus Zoller is attending and speaking at the German Biotechnology days on 20th September 2021. German Biotechnology days is the go to event in the industry and …Event details
HGF is sponsoring the Autonomous Vehicles Expo which is being held on 9th September. Autonomous Vehicles Expo will provide key insights from industry experts on how disruptive technological advances will …Event details
Oral proceedings by videoconference can be enforced by the EPO during the pandemic On 16 July 2021 the EPO’s Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBoA) decided on referral G 1/21 regarding …Read article
HGF in Europe and Shiga in Japan are holding a joint webinar on 29th July 2021. Fitter, faster, stronger – patenting sports and fitness technology in Europe and Japan Sporting …Event details
The IAM Patent 1000 – the world’s leading patent professionals 2021 guide has now been published. HGF has 18 European attorneys listed. IAM Patent 1000 is a unique guide that …Read article
WIPR Patents Live is holding a complimentary session on July 20, at 5pm BST/12pm ET, where HGF Partner & Patent Attorney Kieran Killough will present on ‘Protecting medical devices in …Event details
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