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EDUCATION
BSc Laser Physics and Optoelectronics (First Class) – University of Strathclyde
PhD Quantum Optics – University of St Andrews

PROFESSIONAL
1999 to 2000 – Research Fellow, University of St Andrews
2000 to present – Private practice

TECHNICAL
ENERGY

• Instrumentation and diagnostic devices
• Renewable energy sources
• Pipeline deployment and closing spool technology
• Subsea vehicles
• Subsea excavation
• Riser deployment technology
• Blowout preventers
• Well shutoff devices
• Pigging devices
• Fuel supply systems

OTHER

• General mechanical engineering
• Electronic and optoelectronic systems
• Optical and electrical components
• Fibre optic systems
• Semiconductor and MEMS technologies
• Communication systems and protocols
• Anti-counterfeiting technologies
• Medical devices
• Material science
• Thin film metrology
• Data storage technologies
• Fast-moving consumer goods

LEGAL

• Drafting patent specifications and prosecuting to grant
• IP portfolio management
• European patent office proceedings e.g. exam board,
  opposition division and appeal board hearings
• Patentability assessment
• Infringement analysis
• Litigation support
• Registered designs
• Unregistered design right
• Trade mark advice
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