UK Chartered Patent Attorney and part-qualified European Patent Attorney in the Engineering, Physics & Mechanical devices patent department of A. A. Thornton & Co.
My clients operate in a range of industry sectors including automotive components and medical & electrical engineering.
Prior to working in the patent profession I gained five years' experience working in industry both in the Automotive and Mechanical Engineering sector and as an IT professional.
A.A. Thornton & Co., Patent Attorney
A. A. Thornton & Co, Technical Assistant
Part qualified European & UK Chartered Patent Attorney.
Keltie LLP, Trainee Patent Attorney
Reckitt Benckiser, BHI Portfolio Systems Analyst
Completed the graduate development scheme in the Information Systems department and progressed to work as a Systems Analyst assigned to the Boots Healthcare
International (BHI) Portfolio project.
Bentley Motors Ltd, Sponsored placement student - Chassis Department
Completed two summer placements and two major University projects involving the dynamic simulation and optimisation of the rear suspension arm of the Bentley GT
I also developed two pieces of software, one allowing chassis engineers to graphically visualise the effect on performance of changing suspension geometry and the second enabling optimisation of air-spring design.
British Energy, Year in Industry - Information Technology placement
Education and qualifications
Birkbeck, University of London Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate,
Queen Mary, U. of London Certificate in Intellectual Property,
University of Leeds MEng, Mechanical Engineering,
Northampton School for Boys ,