Patrick has worked across a range of technology areas including software, computer hardware and electronics, telecoms and networking, medical devices and image processing. He is experienced in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the UK, Europe and internationally, as well as in freedom-to-operate analysis and European oppositions. He has worked with applicants of all sizes, from multinationals and research universities to startups and sole inventors.
Patrick joined Marks & Clerk in 2023, from the London office of another leading IP firm. He qualified as a Chartered UK Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney in 2017, and additionally attained the post-qualification Certificate in Intellectual Property Litigation. Before entering the IP profession he completed a PhD in high energy particle physics at the University of Birmingham, during which he worked at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva.
Chartered UK Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Certificate in IP Litigation
PhD Physics, University of Birmingham
MSci Physics (first class), University of Birmingham