Richard has experience in intellectual property litigation and advisory work, including in relation to confidential information, patents, trade marks, copyright and domain name disputes.
Prior to qualifying as a lawyer, Richard spent periods in the microelectronics and software industries whilst training as an engineer. He has also carried out post-doctoral research and published a number of scientific papers in the fields of nanoscience and physical chemistry. He is able to call upon this strong background in a range of technologies when analysing complex patent matters in the IT, electronics and mobile telephony sectors.
Prior to joining Powell Gilbert in September 2011 Richard trained as a solicitor at Simmons & Simmons.
Richard is a member of the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology), IEEE, IOP (Institute of Physics) and ACS (American Chemical Society).
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BA MEng (Engineering), Cambridge University
PhD (Nanoscience), University of Nottingham
Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Oxford University