Richard is a part-qualified UK and European Patent Attorney, with experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in a variety of fields, including: chemical; medical devices; automotive; and power management. Richard has particular experience assisting with IP portfolio management and filing strategies for SME’s, with a focus on commercialising and exploiting IP.
Prior to joining the profession in 2017, Richard obtained a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Birmingham, with his research focussing on a multidisciplinary project to develop and utilise a novel targeted theranostic gold nanoparticle system.
Chemistry MChem (Year in Industry), University of Leicester, 2009-2013
Physical Sciences of Imaging in the Biomedical Science (PSIBS), University of Birmingham, 2013-2014
Multimodal Nano-Theranostic Systems Targeting Tumour Biomarkers, University of Birmingham, 2014-2017
PG Cert Intellectual Property, Bournemouth University, 2017-2018
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