Overview:

Craig has a background in experimental physical chemistry and physics. He is a qualified UK and European 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.

Experience:

  • 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.

Testimonial:

“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