Martin graduated from the University of Bristol with a degree in Microbiology, and a PhD from the University of Warwick for research in Vaccines and Molecular Biology. This research was sponsored by a major international pharmaceuticals company and involved two years' work in their laboratories. Martin joined the firm in 1991 and became a partner in the firm in 1999.
He handles a wide range of subject matter and has considerable experience in representing clients in opposition proceedings at the European Patent Office. He is also active in trade mark and design matters. Martin serves on the Business Practice Committee of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, which allows him to keep up to date with best practice in the profession.
- Medical research and therapeutic biologicals
- Microbiology and vaccines
- Diagnostics and bioassays