David joined Dehns in 2017 after graduating from the University of Cambridge with a BA and MSci degree in Natural Sciences (Chemistry). Having spent the early years of his life in Switzerland, he has a good knowledge of German.
David qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2021 and as a UK Patent Attorney in 2022. He became an Associate in 2023.
David works with clients of all sizes, from university spin-outs and SMEs all the way through to multinational corporations.
He has experience in drafting new patent applications, prosecuting applications before the UK and European Patent Offices, managing international patent portfolios, and working on oppositions and appeals at the EPO.
David handles work in a wide variety of technical fields including polymer chemistry, organometallic catalysis, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical chemistry, drug delivery formulations, and marine paints.
MSci Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge, 2017
BA Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge, 2017