Josh graduated from Durham University with a first class Master of Chemistry degree (MChem), with his final research project relating to synthesising and investigating a luminescent mitochondrial pH probe.
He achieved his pre-EQE qualification in 2017 and qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2018. Josh is now working towards qualifying as a Chartered Patent Attorney.
Josh joined Gill Jennings & Every in 2018, having begun his training in 2015 at another firm of patent and trademark attorneys in Germany.
Prior to this, he worked in biochemical research at Evonik Industries and the University of Oxford, where he investigated antibody-drug conjugates and the effects of post-translational modifications on proteins.
Josh works in the applied chemistry, pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields and has particular experience working on inventions involving ink and pigment technologies, laundry technology, personal care product technologies, cancer therapeutics, small molecules, drug delivery and biosynthesis. He supports the GJE team in advising a range of domestic and international companies from universities, university spin-outs and small start-ups to large consumer goods conglomerates.
He has experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, as well as inter partes and ex parte matters before the EPO. Josh began his training in Germany and speaks fluent German, as well as having a good knowledge of proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office.
Apart from being a keen musician and playing the piano and trumpet, Josh enjoys going to the gym, squash and running to keep fit, as well as more generally exploring all the exciting things London has to offer – especially at night!