Matt graduated from University College at the University of Durham with a first-class honours master’s degree in Physics and Astronomy.
Matt joined Gill Jennings & Every in 2013.
Matt qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2017.
Prior to joining the profession, he spent three years at an international business and technology consulting firm.
Matt has experience in a range of technologies including photonics, nanotechnology, security devices, computer-implemented inventions, and scientific instruments. He completed a four-year master’s degree course in physics and astronomy, studying a variety of fields including optics, high-energy physics and computational cosmology. His final-year project involved investigating galaxy formation through the computer modelling of black holes and dark matter structures.
Matt works with a range of UK and international clients, from individual inventors and start-ups through to large manufacturing, research, and telecommunications companies. His typical work includes patent drafting and the prosecution of patent applications in Europe and the UK. He seeks to provide strategic IP advice which is tailored to his clients’ commercial goals.
In addition to handling the prosecution of UK, European and foreign patent applications in a variety of fields, Matt has developed experience in validity and infringement matters, design rights, and oppositions before the European Patent Office.
In his spare time, Matt enjoys drawing, baking, playing guitar and piano and watching movies.