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European Patent Attorney

Birmingham Office Edinburgh Office Glasgow Office


Telephone. +44 (0)121 265 7930
Email. [email protected]


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.


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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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