Tom is an associate in the intellectual property team and provides advice on contentious and non-contentious intellectual property issues. He has extensive experience in the life sciences sector and has particular expertise in animal health following a previous career as an academic and clinical specialist veterinary surgeon.
He has led innovation and scientific research programmes in biomechanics, gene therapy, regenerative medicine and biomedical devices at a variety of institutions internationally and brings this experience to his work advising on patent and know-how licensing, R&D and collaboration agreements and patent disputes.
|Since 2020||Taylor Wessing|
|2018 - 2020||Trainee Solicitor, Taylor Wessing|
|2016 - 2018||Clinical Director/Senior Clinical Director, CVS Group plc|
|2013 - 2017||Elected member of Council, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons|
|2009 - 2017||Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Royal Veterinary College, University of London|
|2005 - 2008||Resident, Cornell University, New York|
|2020||Admitted as a lawyer, England & Wales|
|2018||MA (LPC with Law) distinction, BPP Law School, London|
|2016||GDL distinction, BPP Law School, London|
|2011||PGCert in Academic Practice, King's College London|
|2004||PhD in Biomechanics, University of London|
|2000||BVetMed, Royal Veterinary College, University of London|