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WILLIAM HEY

Patent Technical Assistant
Engineering

Manchester

William is a part-qualified patent attorney in our engineering team. He has experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications in a wide range of technical fields.

Areas of Expertise

  • Mechanical engineering including automotive components and sporting equipment
  • Consumer electronic devices
  • Computer implemented inventions including blockchain
  • Medical devices and laboratory equipment

Clients

William has experience conducting portfolio management projects for a large multinational consumer product company and has produced a number of IP landscape reports to assist clients with commercial decision making. William also works with small companies and university research groups in the UK and has experience working with overseas clients, particularly in Japan and the US.

Background

William has a MEng degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London where his project work focussed on designing robots for transportation and manipulation. As an undergraduate researcher he co-authored a research paper describing a biomimicking design for mechanical knee joints. He joined Mewburn Ellis in 2019.