Will joined HGF in September 2018 having graduated from Newcastle University with First-Class Honours in Chemistry (MChem) with Industrial Training. Will qualified as a Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney in July 2022.
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
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HGF is a silver sponsor of LSPN Europe 2022 on 29th November in London. This event will explore some of the biggest challenges facing the Life Sciences Patent Community right now …Event details
HGF is a premium sponsor of the pro-manchester Health Tech conference on Friday 9th December. This conference looks at exploring what new and innovative ideas have been developed in the …Event details
From 1 November 2022, the EPO has announced changes to the procedure for remedying patent applications that contain parts that have been included erroneously and updated the procedure for filing …Read article
HGF is hosting a webinar on 10th November to discuss ‘Basics and news about Unified Patent Court’. Date 10th November, 2022 Time 14:00 – approx. 15:30 (CET) About the webinar …Event details
HGF is a gold sponsor of the Technology Patent Network Conference on Thursday 3rd November 2022 in San Jose. This conference looks at bringing together the industry’s most innovative companies …Event details
IIPLA 2022 USA is a two-day conference event taking place in Las Vegas on 10-11 October. Experts on Intellectual Property will share the stage to share fresh perspectives, data-driven approaches, …Event details
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