David Leverett

Technical Assistant
David Leverett

Background

David is a Technical Assistant in the Engineering Patent practice.  He joined Dehns in 2015 after graduating from the University of Bristol with a master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering. His final projects included the development and testing of new inflatable composite structures, and designs for novel passenger aircraft and tidal power turbine arrays.

 

Type of clients and client work

David works with a variety of companies and organisations, including multinationals, SMEs, and individual inventors. He has experience in handling applications in a wide range of territories worldwide.  His work includes providing opinions on the patentability of new inventions, drafting new patent applications, prosecution of patent applications worldwide, and handling European patent oppositions and appeals.

 

Expertise

David works on a variety of subject-matter in the engineering sector, particularly in mechanical engineering.

 

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Student member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
  • Certificate in IP Law, Brunel University, 2016

 

Higher Education

MEng (Aerospace Engineering), University of Bristol, 2015

 

Other 

David spent a summer working as a Research Assistant at the Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation and Science, modelling morphing composite structures for use in aerospace.