Leonard Wright


UK & European Patent Attorney

MSci (Hons), CPA, EPA

Leo is an Associate in the IT & engineering team at Mathys & Squire. He joined the firm in 2017 after completing his master’s degree in physics, and is a qualified Chartered UK Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney.

Leo specialises in the fields of physics and engineering. He works with clients in a broad range of industries with a particular focus on medical devices, computer network communications, and mechanical engineering. Leo has lots of experience of drafting and prosecuting patent applications across these technical areas, as well as advising clients including startups, SMEs, and large corporations. Leo also has experience dealing with oppositions before the European Patent Office (EPO), especially relating to medical devices.

Leo holds an undergraduate master’s degree in physics (MSci) from the University of Birmingham. His degree covered a wide range of topics including mechanics, cosmology, computing, electronics, lasers, and atomic physics. For his master’s project, Leo researched and developed a new, compact design of a magneto-optical trap using laser cooling and magnetic fields to produce cold atoms.

Leo has recently been assisting in the prosecution of patent applications for a range of technologies including networking, medical devices, and mechanical devices in sectors such as telecommunications and the petroleum industry. Leo has also been involved with drafting patent applications in the field of computing technology.

Leo is a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).