Richard joined the patent profession in 2017 and has experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications for a broad range of technologies, including: chemical; medical devices; aerospace; and renewables. Richard has particular experience assisting SME’s, with a focus on IP portfolio management and filing strategies with a focus on commercialising and exploiting their IP.
Prior to joining the profession, Richard obtained a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Birmingham, with his research focussing on theranostic gold nanoparticle systems.
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
Bioforward, OBN’s ‘Roadmap for Growth’ Life Sciences event is set to take place at The King’s Centre in Oxford on Tuesday 26th September 2023. This event is designed to provide the support, skills, know-how …Event details
The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into healthcare has ushered in a new era of personalised medicine, promising more effective and tailored treatments for patients. Traditional medical approaches often adopt …Read article
Time: 14.00 – 15.00 UTC HGF Patent Director, Dr Janine Swarbrick will be speaking on the upcoming Lexology webinar: Across Continents: Exploring Common Ground and Contrasts in Patenting Software Inventions …Event details
We are happy to announce the Leaders League rankings for 2023 are now live, and HGF is basking in the spotlight with multiple mentions across various categories. This recognition reaffirms …Read article
Any electronic communications sent from the EPO on or after 1 November 2023 will no longer have the “ten day rule” applied to them. This means that electronic correspondence are …Read article
HGF is organising a German-speaking seminar series in Salzburg, Dresden, and Hamburg. Dates September 5, 2023 at 17:30 – Dresden September 7, 2023 at 17:30 – Hamburg – CANCELLED September …Event details
HGF is delighted to be ranked Tier 1 and Tier 2, and highly recommended in the latest Managing Intellectual Property firm rankings for patent work. Managing Intellectual Property has published …Read article
IAM Patent 1000 the world’s leading patent professionals 2023 guide has now been published and we are delighted to have 31 attorneys recognised as world-class individuals in the guide. The …Read article
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