Richard Wells Senior Associate

Richard Wells
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BSc (Hons), PhD, Chartered UK Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney.

Richard works with a wide range of clients, and has particular expertise in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications concerning screening assays, recombinant DNA technologies, antibody therapeutics, vaccine technology and peptide therapeutics.

Richard read Biological Sciences with Molecular Genetics (and a year in industry) at Warwick University, and graduated with the highest mark in his class. During this study, he spent a year working with mRNA expression microarray technology at a small biotechnology company in Cambridge.

Following study at Warwick, Richard undertook his PhD in Developmental Genetics at Sheffield University. During this time, he investigated embryology in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster.

Richard joined the Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals group at Potter Clarkson LLP in 2012.