Craig has a background in experimental physical chemistry and physics. He is a qualified UK patent attorney with experience of drafting and prosecuting patent applications across a wide range of fields, including mechanical engineering, imaging and optical systems, medical devices, consumer products, industrial and process chemistry, semiconductor technologies, and software.


  • Being awarded the Ballantyne Prize 2019 for highest mark in the FD4 (P6) paper
  • Gaining a distinction and being awarded an academic prize on the Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law Course at Queen Mary University of London
  • Being awarded the Springer Thesis Prize for the best physical sciences doctoral thesis from Oxford University, which led to the publication of the thesis as a monograph
  • Drafting and filing the patent portfolio for a new university spin-out company
  • Taking a key role in developing arguments for the defence of high value patents in overseas invalidation procedures.


“Craig brings to his patent work the intellectual rigour and attention to detail which clearly made him a high achiever academically. He has the ability to identify and understand the key points in any piece of work, and address them persuasively and with clarity. I value him greatly as a member of the team.”

Alan Wilson, Patent Attorney & Partner, Barker Brettell