Joe O’Gorman


UK & European Patent Attorney

DPhil, MSci, EPA

Joe joined Mathys & Squire after studying physics with theoretical physics at Imperial College London and completing a doctorate in quantum computation at the University of Oxford.

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Joe specialises in patent work in the areas of physics, mechanical engineering, IT and software. He has experience in a range of matters in these fields, including the drafting and prosecution of patent applications, and assisting clients in managing international patent portfolios.

Joe studied physics with theoretical physics at Imperial College London, graduating with a first class MSci degree. This provided him with a strong technical background in the physical sciences, covering a number of diverse subjects: from lasers, environmental physics and electronics, to quantum theory and general relativity. He spent a summer internship at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory working on an international project for prototyping and testing a dark matter detector.

Joe also holds a DPhil in quantum computation from the University of Oxford where his research focused on designing architectures for silicon-based quantum computers and reducing the resource overhead of leading candidate quantum computing technologies. Joe also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary University of London.

Joe is a student member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).