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David Brooks

David Brooks

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David Brooks

Patent Technical Assistant

Chemistry

Manchesterkate

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David is a trainee patent attorney working in the area of chemistry. He has experience in managing regional phase entry of international patent applications and handling European patent oppositions.

Areas of Expertise

  • Inorganic and organic synthesis
  • Advanced inorganic materials
  • Luminescent materials
  • Gas storage and separation technologies
  • Two-dimensional materials, including graphene
  • Synthesis and characterisation of crystalline materials

Clients

David largely works with businesses and research institutions from the UK, US and Japan seeking European patent protection.

Background

David has a Masters degree (MChem) in chemistry from the University of Nottingham and a PhD from the University of Manchester. His doctoral research focused on inorganic materials chemistry, which saw him work closely with the National Graphene Institute.

He joined Mewburn Ellis in 2021.