Richard Whiter

Technical Assistant
Richard Whiter


Richard joined Dehns in 2017 following the completion of a Ph.D. 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

M.Phys. (Hons), University of Southampton, 2011
Ph.D., Nanostructured Ferroelectric Polymers, University of Cambridge, 2017.