David WardBSc, PhD

Partner

UK Managing Partner, Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney

Offices: Birmingham (UK)

Languages spoken: English

Email: dward@marks-clerk.com

Telephone (Office): +44 121 643 5881

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David Ward

David is the Managing Partner of our UK Patent and Trade Mark Attorney business (Marks & Clerk LLP). He has considerable experience in pharmaceutical, chemical, material science and food technologies. In addition, David deals with mechanical inventions across a range of technologies such as locks, automotive (eg fuel systems, metal forming processes), medical implants (eg replacement joints, stents) and packaging. He spends a significant proportion of his time on opinion work and handling European Oppositions and Appeals.

David obtained a PhD in Organic Chemistry (synthesis of anti-viral nucleosides) from the University of Birmingham in 1992 and was subsequently awarded a Royal Society Fellowship to take up a post-doctoral research position in Aachen, Germany, working on aspects of asymmetric synthesis.

On returning to the UK, David successfully completed a Master's degree in IP Law at Queen Mary & Westfield College, London and then joined Marks & Clerk in 1996, where he became a Partner in 2002.

David was mentioned in Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars guide in 2016.

David Ward works in the following sectors

Chemical
Cleantech
Food
Materials
Mechanical Engineering
Medical devices
Nanotechnology

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