Andrew is a member of the chemistry and materials patent team. He has over 10 years of experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications. Andrew’s experience covers a wide range of fields including mechanical subject matter, but he specialises in chemical subject matter including:
Andrew has a PhD in organic chemistry and BSC (Hons) in applied Chemistry. He carried out post-doctoral research at York University and this work led to the filing of a patent application. Andrew therefore has a good understanding of the pressures that companies face in protecting their intellectual property. The project included close collaboration with the company that sponsored the research and he subsequently worked for this company for several years as a research and development chemist.
Andrew has been qualified as a Chartered and European Patent Attorney since 2011. He is also a Chartered Chemist and a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Andrew joined Mewburn Ellis in 2019, prior to that he worked for another Manchester based patent firm.