Materials

  • Our Materials Team includes attorneys who have studied materials science at degree and PhD level, along with attorneys with a chemistry background and substantial experience in this field.  Areas in which we have particular experience include ceramics; surface coating technologies; piezoelectric, semiconducting and superconducting materials; alloy development; resin compositions; composite materials; moulding; magnetic materials; adhesives, and nanostructured materials. 

Specialist People

Specialist Team

  • Matthew Naylor

    Matthew Naylor, Partner, Patent Attorney, Patent Agent Litigator

    Matthew has a degree and PhD in materials science from the University of Oxford.  His patent practice covers all aspects of materials science, and he has particular experience of structural, functional and electronic ceramics materials.  Piezoelectric and superconducting materials are a particular speciality.  Other work in the materials science field includes fine filter technology, biomaterials (e.g. tissue scaffold materials) and advanced carbon nanotube composite materials.

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  • Stephen Gill

    Stephen Gill, Partner, Patent Attorney

    Stephen has a degree and PhD in materials science from the University of Cambridge.  He has particular experience of surface coating technologies and alloy development.

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  • Jeremy Webster

    Jeremy Webster, Partner, Patent Attorney

    Jeremy has a degree and PhD in chemistry from the University of Nottingham.  He has experience of materials synthesis and characterisation from his PhD and postdoctoral research, including control of levels of crystallinity in heterogeneous catalysts and the use of zeolites. His practice areas include synthetic materials including resin compositions, carbon-fibre reinforced composites, moulding techniques, adhesives and tool coatings.

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  • Sam Bailey

    Sam Bailey, Partner, Patent Attorney

    Sam has a degree and PhD in chemistry from the University of Oxford.  He works for a range of clients with interests in novel materials and processes for forming them.  Particular interests include novel magnetic materials, and nanostructured materials.

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  • Julie Carlisle

    Julie Carlisle, Partner, Patent Attorney

    Julie has a degree and PhD in chemistry from the University of Cambridge.  Julie has experience of patent work relating to composite materials, including fibreglass insulation materials.

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  • Hugh Paget

    Hugh Paget, Consulting Partner, Patent Attorney

    Hugh has a degree in chemistry from the University of Oxford.  He has particular experience of patent work in relation to ceramics, semiconductors and welding.

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  • June Lyons

    June Lyons, Senior Associate, Patent Attorney

    June has a degree in chemistry from King’s College, University of London.  Her practice spans the fields of chemistry and synthetic materials and in particular includes resin compositions, carbon-fibre reinforced composites, moulding techniques and adhesives.

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  • Matthew Smith

    Matthew Smith, Associate, Patent Attorney

    Matthew has a degree in chemistry from the University of Oxford. His patent work includes prosecution of a wide variety of applications relating to all aspects of the formation, usage and modification of ceramic materials and semiconductor devices.  He has particular experience in prosecution of patent applications relating to ceramic filtration systems.

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