Mr
Matthew
Dean

Trainee Patent Attorney

Manchester Office

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.

Specialisms

  • Catalysis
  • Material science
  • Pharmaceutical technologies
  • Physical chemistry
  • Polymer chemistry

Industries

  • Healthcare icon Healthcare
  • Medical devices icon Medical devices
  • Packaging icon Packaging
  • Pharmaceuticals icon Pharmaceuticals

Services

  • Patents

Qualifications

Trainee


MCHEM

MChem with study abroad

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE

PGCert Intellectual Property

Related News

Event - 7th October 2021

The Business of Science Conference 2021

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 2021

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
Event - 20th September 2021

German Biotechnology days 2021

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
Event - 9th September 2021

Autonomous Vehicles Expo 2021

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

Decision of the EBoA regarding G1/21

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
Event - 29th July 2021

HGF and Shiga webinar: Patenting sports and fitness technology in Europe and Japan

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

IAM Patent 1000 2021

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
Event - 20th July 2021

WIPR Patents Live webinar: Protecting medical devices in Europe—avoiding common pitfalls

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

Let's talk

If you would like to discuss how HGF could help you, contact one of our IP specialists.