Craig Brownlie

Craig Brownlie

Partner - Patent Attorney

Craig has considerable experience in drafting and prosecuting patent specifications for inventions in the nanotechnology sector, including electrical storage cells, graphene applications, environmental sensors, user interfaces and wearable electronics.

Following his PhD - which involved the fabrication of thin film magnetic samples as potential storage “bits” using electron beam lithography, and analysis of their magnetic switching behaviour using Lorentz transmission electron microscopy - Craig entered the patent profession in 2007. 

He joined Potter Clarkson in 2009 and became a partner in 2018.

 

Specialisms

Physics, electronics, computing, mechanical engineering and materials science 

Education

Craig achieved a first-class degree in chemical physics from the University of Glasgow and went on to complete his PhD in solid state physics at the same institution. 

Qualifications

BSc (Hons), PhD, Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate, UK and European Patent Attorney

Awards & Recognition

During his time at university, Craig was awarded the Bader Bursary for his undergraduate achievements in chemistry, the JK Hunter Memorial Prize, and the Thomson Experimental Prize for his PhD research.  

Interests

Outside work, Craig enjoys running, hill walking and family days out.