Trainee Patent Attorney
Max joined Mathys & Squire in 2023 as a Technical Assistant in the life sciences & chemistry team, having previously worked for another firm in private practice.
Max has experience in the prosecution and opposition of European patent applications. Max has been involved in drafting new patent applications for clients ranging from multinational companies to universities, and he particularly enjoys speaking to inventors about their new products. Max has also helped to secure patent term extension, patent listing, and regulatory data protection for marketed pharmaceutical products.
Max has a first class master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Oxford. He also holds a DPhil in organic chemistry from the University of Oxford. Max’s DPhil research resulted in an approach towards the taiwanschirin family of natural products – a group of compounds found in plants in Taiwan. Max has gained experience in both medicinal and process chemistry departments at several global pharmaceutical companies.
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