Mr
Matthew
Dean

Trainee Patent Attorney

Manchester Office

Chemistry

Telephone. +44(0) 161 247 4900
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Matthew graduated from Newcastle University having obtained an MChem Master of Chemistry with study abroad. Matthew also studied at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München in Germany, specialising in improving the efficiency and intensity of OLED technology by designing a catalogue of novel tertiary phosphine ligands for coordination with cheaper, alternative metals, removing the need for reliance on rare earth metals. During his Masters studies, Matthew worked on researching a family of fluorophores known as Boranils, which are commonly used for imaging probes, fluorescent dyes and switches.

Since joining HGF in 2018 as a trainee patent attorney, Matthew has gained experience in patent drafting, prosecution and freedom-to-operate matters in a number of different areas of chemistry. His main focus of expertise is directed to materials chemistry and fluorescent technology but also has experience in pharmaceuticals and medical device technology.

Qualifications

Trainee


MCHEM

MChem with study abroad

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE

PGCert Intellectual Property

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