Partner, Patent Attorney


Daniel is a UK and European patent attorney working in the fields of electronics, software and engineering. He handles a range of patent work, particularly the drafting and prosecution of UK, European and PCT applications, as well as patent prosecution in a variety of jurisdictions such as the US, Japan and China. Daniel also regularly advises clients on FTO and patent-landscaping projects, and has experience of examining and opposition division oral proceedings at the EPO. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Medical devices
  • Consumer electronics
  • Automotive
  • AI & Machine learning
  • Computer-implemented inventions
  • Optical systems


Daniel works with a mix of different clients, including local start-ups, universities, and UK innovators, as well as multinationals and international attorneys.


He has a BSc and PhD in physics from the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Part of his PhD research was carried out at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids in Dresden, Germany, and resulted in several high profile publications, notably in Science. He joined Mewburn Ellis LLP in 2015, qualifying as a UK Chartered Patent Attorney in 2018 and as a European Patent Attorney in 2019.