Michael joined Marks & Clerk shortly after graduating from Oxford University with an Undergraduate Masters Degree in Physics. His degree included a final year research project modelling the light emission spectra of extrasolar planets. Michael joined Marks & Clerk in 2012 as a trainee in the Oxford office, and qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2017.
Michael’s work has included filing and prosecuting UK, European and International patent applications across a diverse range of technologies, from nuclear fusion to footwear. He has particular experience in the fields of nuclear power (both fusion and fission), optics (laser optics and stereoscopic displays), software and telecommunications. He has also conducted several IP audits for SMEs under the GrowthAccelerator scheme.