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Chris Poll

Technical Assistant

Chris Poll

Qualifications

Chris graduated from the University of Surrey with a BSc in Physics and an MSc in Nanotechnology and Nanoelectronic Devices; following this he completed a PhD in Materials Science from Imperial College London.

Career History

Chris joined Gill Jennings & Every in 2018, having previously worked at another London-based firm of patent and trade mark attorneys.

Chris entered the patent profession in 2015.

Chris Poll

Technical Assistant

Chris works in a variety of subject areas including electronics, engineering, telecommunications and computer-implemented inventions. He has experience working with a wide range of clients, from individual inventors and start-ups to large multinational corporations. His regular work involves drafting and prosecuting UK and European patent applications. Chris is also experienced in portfolio management, freedom to operate analysis and prior art searching.

Chris has a specialist knowledge in the fields of solar power including photovoltaics and solar water splitting, as well as thermoelectric and battery technologies, from his time working in renewable energy research. Chris’ research led to the publication of multiple papers and the filing of a patent application. Chris seeks to utilise his experiences in both research and intellectual property to provide value and insight for his clients.

In his spare time, Chris enjoys jogging, hiking and following Norwich City Football Club.