Obaidah Sheikh

Technical Assistant
Obaidah Sheikh

Background

Obaidah graduated in 2016 from the University of Manchester with a Masters in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Thereafter, he started a business wherein he developed and manufactured a product, and secured a patent for his invention, which gave him a good insight into the startup process and IP issues related to small business. He then completed a PGCE in 2019, and joined Dehns in 2021.

Type of clients and client work

Obaidah handles the prosecution of existing patent applications before the EPO and UKPO for a range of clients. Clients include university spin-outs and SMEs all the way through to multinational corporations.

Expertise

Obaidah works on a variety of subject-matter in the engineering sector, from mass spectrometers and ionisation techniques to domestic appliances, mechanical devices and apparatus, and anti-corrosion coatings.

Qualifications and Memberships

Student Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)

Higher Education

MEng. (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (first class), University of Manchester 2016
PGCE in Secondary Physics, University of Manchester 2020