Richard advises clients in patenting and other IP matters in the field of biotechnology and has particular expertise in technologies relating to antibodies, vaccines, biologics, virology, bacteriology and molecular biology. He has worked with all of Scotland’s major universities and is a regular speaker at IP conferences and events.
Richard joined the patent profession after a period as both a research scientist and a university lecturer having obtained an honours degree in medical microbiology and a doctorate in immunology and microbiology from the University of Edinburgh.
Richard is mentioned by Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars which says he is “recommended for life sciences patent work”.
Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney, UPC Representative
PhD immunology and Microbiology, University of Edinburgh (2002)
BSc Medical Microbiology, University of Edinburgh (1998)