Will joined HGF as a Trainee Patent Attorney in September 2018 having graduated from Newcastle University with First-Class Honours in Chemistry (MChem) with Industrial Training.
During the third year of his degree, Will undertook an industrial placement at a large pharmaceutical company working as a Synthetic Organic Chemist in the lead optimisation stage of the drug discovery process. Additionally, as part of his final year Master's project, Will investigated the catalytic properties of polymer immobilised ionic liquid stabilised gold nanoparticles and their application in aqueous phase reduction of nitroarenes.
Since joining HGF, Will has gained experience in patent drafting, patent prosecution and freedom-to-operate matters in a range of technical fields. Will has particular experience in the fields of pharmaceuticals, organic synthesis, graphene, polymer chemistry and medical devices.
Chemistry with Industrial Placement Year
HGF is sponsoring The Business of Science Conference 2021 on 7th October. Science and the commercialisation of science continues to be fundamental to the economic growth of the UK and …Event details
IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders guide has been published and HGF is delighted to have 4 Partners listed. The guide draws from the worlds of private practice, consulting and other …Read article
HGF’s Partner Dr Markus Zoller is attending and speaking at the German Biotechnology days on 20th September 2021. German Biotechnology days is the go to event in the industry and …Event details
HGF is sponsoring the Autonomous Vehicles Expo which is being held on 9th September. Autonomous Vehicles Expo will provide key insights from industry experts on how disruptive technological advances will …Event details
Oral proceedings by videoconference can be enforced by the EPO during the pandemic On 16 July 2021 the EPO’s Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBoA) decided on referral G 1/21 regarding …Read article
HGF in Europe and Shiga in Japan are holding a joint webinar on 29th July 2021. Fitter, faster, stronger – patenting sports and fitness technology in Europe and Japan Sporting …Event details
The IAM Patent 1000 – the world’s leading patent professionals 2021 guide has now been published. HGF has 18 European attorneys listed. IAM Patent 1000 is a unique guide that …Read article
WIPR Patents Live is holding a complimentary session on July 20, at 5pm BST/12pm ET, where HGF Partner & Patent Attorney Kieran Killough will present on ‘Protecting medical devices in …Event details
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