Richard Wells

Richard Wells

Senior Associate - Patent Attorney

As a member of Potter Clarkson’s biotechnology and pharmaceuticals group, Richard works with a wide range of clients on the drafting and prosecution of patent applications.

During his undergraduate degree at Warwick University, Richard spent a year working with mRNA expression microarray technology at a small biotechnology company in Cambridge. Richard then studied for his PhD in developmental genetics at Sheffield University. During this time, he investigated embryology in the fruit fly drosophila melanogaster. 
 
Richard joined Potter Clarkson in 2012.

 

Specialisms

Screening assays, recombinant DNA technologies, antibody therapeutics, vaccine technology, peptide therapeutics 

Education

Richard read biological sciences with molecular genetics (and a year in industry) at Warwick University. He completed his PhD in developmental genetics at Sheffield University. 

Qualifications

BSc (Hons), PhD, UK and European Patent Attorney 

Awards & Recognition

Richard graduated from Warwick University with the highest mark of his year. He was listed as a Managing Intellectual Property Rising Star for 2019.

Interests

Richard plays the drums and has recorded numerous records over the years. He also enjoys keeping fit and is a keen runner.