Becoming a patent attorney provides a unique opportunity to combine science and law. In order to train as a patent attorney you will require a scientific (STEM) degree; however no prior legal qualifications are required as legal training will be provided as part of your role.
Daniel graduated from the University of York in 2019 with a First Class Honours MChem degree, with a year in industry spent within AstraZeneca’s Early Discovery Oncology Chemistry team. During his final year, Daniel investigated the synthesis and use of Aryl Halides in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, focusing on the development of a late-stage fluorination reaction. Prior to joining Dehns in 2021, Daniel worked in the Cooper Group at the University of Liverpool, researching the use of mobile robotics for organic chemistry.Daniel’s story
As a trade mark attorney you will advise clients on the creation and protection of their trade marks. No prior legal qualifications are required as legal training will be provided as part of your role.
Charlotte joined the firm in 2021, after graduating from the University of Birmingham in 2021 with a degree in Geography. Find out more about her experience of working at Dehns.Charlotte’s Story
You will therefore need to demonstrate for both patents and trade mark roles: