Mr Mrs Miss Ms Dr Other

Mr
Samuel
Wallbridge

Trainee Patent Attorney

Leeds Office

Chemistry

Telephone. +44(0) 133 233 0100
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Sam has an expertise in materials chemistry, having recently completed his PhD at Loughborough University where his research involved the application of advanced solid-state synthesis and characterisation techniques to develop porous materials for the separation of biobutanol from waste biomass resources. Additionally, Sam has experience working on catalysis for plastic recycling, the development of energy storage materials, and green synthesis procedures.

Qualifications

Trainee


MCHEM

Chemistry

PHD

Chemistry (development of materials for the separation and catalytic upgrading of waste biomass resources to obtain sustainable biofuels)

Recognition

Loughborough University Doctoral College Significant Contribution to Knowledge

Year - 2023. Awarded for significant contribution to the fields of materials chemistry and catalysis during my PhD research at Loughborough University.

Loughborough University Doctoral College Team of the Year

Year - 2023. Awarded to myself and my peers for our work engaging the public with our research at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition and the Cheltenham Science Festival.

SCI's Sydney Andrew Scholarship

Year - 2021. Awarded UK wide to 10 PhD students per year studying projects in emerging areas of agriculture and the related chemical industry.

Loughborough University 3rd Year Chemistry Prize

2019. Awarded to the undergraduate student with the highest overall mark in Year 3.

Loughborough University 4th Year Chemistry Prize

2020. Awarded to the undergraduate student with the highest overall mark in Year 4.

RSC East Midlands Section Practical Chemistry Prize.

2017. Awarded to the first year student with the highest practical chemistry mark at each University in the East Midlands.

Publications

An investigation into the adsorption mechanism of n-butanol by ZIF-8: a combined experimental and ab initio molecular dynamics approach

View publication online

Synthesis and spectroscopic identification of nickel and cobalt layered hydroxides and hydroxynitrates

View publication online

Determination of layered nickel hydroxide phases in materials disordered by stacking faults and interstratification

View publication online

Related News

Event - 8th, 22nd February 2024

Dresden & Salzburg Seminar: Basics of trade mark protection - National and European perspectives

HGF is pleased to invite you to our upcoming German speaking seminar on “Fundamentals of trade mark protection: National and European Perspectives” in Salzburg and Dresden. The seminar will cover …

Event details

EPO Annual Fee Increases

The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced that revised Official Fees will apply to payments made on or after Monday 1st April 2024. The majority of fees will increase by …

Read article
Event - 30th January 2024

CAR-TCR Summit, Europe 2024

HGF are proud Event Partners of CAR-TCR Europe, which is due to go ahead from 27th – 29th February at ExCeL, Royal Victoria Dock in London. This is the European hub …

Event details

First CRISPR therapy approved for use in the UK

In an unprecedented move, the MHRA has approved a CRISPR gene editing therapy ‘Casgevy’  for the treatment of sickle cell disease and beta-thalassaemia in patients with recurrent vaso-occlusive crises. The Casgevy …

Read article
Event - 8th, 22nd February 2024

Dresden & Salzburg Seminar: Invention and patent searches in public databases

HGF is pleased to invite you to our upcoming German-language seminar on “Invention and patent searches in public databases” in Salzburg and Dresden. The seminar will showcase how public databases …

Event details
Event - 29th November 2023

HGF & Shiga Webinar Recording: Medical devices and bioinformatics / AI diagnostic feedback - law and practice in Europe and Japan

“Medical devices and bioinformatics / AI diagnostic feedback – law and practice in Europe and Japan” The EPC does not allow ‘medical use’ claims for medial devices. So how do …

Event details

Blog Series: IP Ingredients, Part 1: Can you patent a recipe?

A patent is a legal right that enables the patent holder to prevent others from making and using their invention in the country where the patent is granted.  To many …

Read article

UPC and Forum Shopping – Rule 17.3

Order of the classifications listed on the front of a patent and why it matters? On 1 June 2023, ASTELLAS INSTITUTE FOR REGENERATIVE MEDICINE lodged a statement of revocation of …

Read article

Let's talk

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