Oliver is a Part-Qualified Patent Attorney who joined the London Office in September 2020. Oliver has a PhD in Bio-Nanotechnology and a degree in Medical Biochemistry from the University of Leeds. He has a wide range of experience in prosecution, contentious matters, drafting and freedom-to-operate.
Oliver has worked in private practice in IP for four years in both London and Yorkshire with a number of clients ranging from start-ups and universities to multinational companies.
Oliver's main area of focus is nanoscale biotechnology but he has also had experience with technologies such as biologics, medical devices, medical treatments, diagnostic and analytical methods, antibody technology and second medical use inventions for a range of diseases.
Oliver has experience of patent prosecution in the UK and Europe as well as advising clients as to patent prosecution in foreign jurisdictions including the United States, Japan and China.
Medical Biochemistry - University of Leeds
Integrated PhD & MSc – Molecular Scale Engineering – University of Leeds
Thesis entitled “Atomic Force Microscopy of DNA-protein Interactions” – University of Leeds
Post-Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property - Queen Mary University of London
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HGF in Europe and Knobbe Martens in the US are holding a joint webinar on 9th June. In this webinar we will explore considerations for implementing an effective strategy to …Event details
HGF Partner Dr Susan Keston and Senior Patent Attorney Dr Sofie McPherson will be presenting a webinar ‘How to capitalise on the 5G healthcare revolution’ on 25th May. This session will explore how 5G …Event details
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