Tom is a trainee patent attorney with a background in physics and astrophysics.  His technical specialisms include mechanical engineering and he has particular interest in the automotive and aerospace sectors.

Tom works with a range of clients, including start-ups and SMEs, to support patent drafting and prosecution.


  • Worked as part of a small team constructing a working proof of principle gamma camera in the final year at university
  • Completed his first patent draft within the initial 12 weeks of his attorney training
  • Contributed to the prosecution of a number of patent applications for a large multinational plumbing corporation


“Tom is well on his way to becoming a great patent attorney. He is enthusiastic and keen to take on new challenges. His ability to pick up the technical, commercial and legal issues of a matter means he is a great asset to the team.”

Oliver Pooley, Patent Attorney & Associate, Barker Brettell