Richard Whiter

Technical Assistant


Richard joined Dehns in 2017 following the completion of a PhD in nanostructured ferroelectric polymers at the University of Cambridge. Prior to that, he completed a Master of Physics degree at the University of Southampton, which included carrying out research on plasmonic nanoantennas.


Type of clients and client work

Richard assists with drafting and prosecution of patent applications for a variety of clients, ranging from SMEs to large multinational companies.



Richard has gained experience working on patents from a wide variety of areas within the physical sciences, including optical and electromagnetic sensors, as well as in the composition, construction and production methods of consumer products.


Higher Education

MPhys (Hons), University of Southampton, 2011
PhD, Nanostructured Ferroelectric Polymers, University of Cambridge, 2017.

Contact details

The Brinell Building
30 Station Street
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1273 244 200


mechanical engineering