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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 a prosecuting UK and European patent applications. Chris is also experienced in portfolio management, freedom to operate analysis and prior art searching.

Before entering the patent profession, Chris obtained a PhD and then worked as a research associate studying batteries, photovoltaic cells and thermoelectric devices. This 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 and hiking in the countryside, as well as following Norwich City Football Club.