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Chris Poll

Associate

Chris Poll

Qualifications

Chartered Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney

Chris graduated from the University of Surrey with a BSc (Hons) in Physics and an MSc (Dist) in Nanotechnology and Nanoelectronic Devices. Chris went on to complete a PhD in Materials Science at Imperial College London.

Career History

Chris qualified as as Chartered and European Patent Attorney in 2019. Chris joined Gill Jennings & Every in 2018, having previously worked at another London-based firm of patent and trade mark attorneys.

Prior to entering the patent profession in 2015, Chris worked as a post-doctoral research associate at Imperial College London.

Chris Poll

Associate

Chris is a Chartered & European Patent Attorney, who works with clients in a variety of subject areas across the electronics, engineering and software industries. Chris’ work involves drafting and prosecuting UK and European patent applications, managing client portfolios, providing strategic IP advice, FTO analysis, and attending EPO hearings.

Main specialisms
Chris’ areas of specialism are broadly in the fields of electronics, engineering and software, with specific experience in:
• Medtech devices
• Consumer products
• Photovoltaic / solar devices
• Thermoelectric devices
• Semiconductor devices
• Battery technology
• MEMS
• Display technology
• Scientific apparatus
• Computer-implemented inventions

Clients
Chris works with a wide range of clients, from start-ups, to SMEs, to large multinational corporations. These range from early stage companies, through to established household brands in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia.

Interests
Away from work Chris enjoys jogging, hiking and supporting Norwich City Football Club.