William Wathey

Technical assistant

Trainee patent attorney

MEng (Hons)

William joined the Mathys & Squire’s IT & engineering team as a technical assistant after graduating with a first class master’s degree in Engineering Science.

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William specialises in patent and design work in the engineering, physics and IT sectors, with particular focus on medical devices and AI. With experience in the drafting, prosecution and opposition of patent applications for a wide range of clients, William has particular technical expertise in biomedical engineering, computer vision and deep learning.

William holds a master’s degree in Engineering Science (MEng) from the University of Oxford. His degree provided him with a strong technical background in the major engineering disciplines, with particular emphasis on biomedical engineering, control theory and artificial intelligence. 

His master’s research project developed machine learning and deep learning image analysis techniques, creating an assistive clinical tool for predicting invasive breast cancer.