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Thomas Driver

Thomas Driver

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Thomas Driver

Associate, Patent Attorney

Life Sciences


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Thomas is a patent attorney working in the life sciences sector. He has industrial experience which was gained whilst working for a plant biotechnology company during his undergraduate degree, and also has experience of working in technology transfer at The University of Manchester.

Areas of Expertise

Biotechnology, with a special interest in:

  • Personalised medicine
  • Antibodies and cell therapies
  • Synthetic biology
  • Metabolic engineering
  • Biofuels


Thomas works with a wide range of clients, ranging from university technology transfer offices to biotech companies and overseas patent attorney firms.


Thomas has a BSc and PhD in biotechnology from the University of Manchester. He has had scientific papers published in the areas of metabolic engineering and biofuels.

He joined Mewburn Ellis LLP in 2018, qualifying as a Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney in 2022.