George is a European and UK Patent Attorney based in the firm’s London office. George’s work covers a broad range of technologies across chemistry, and his client base spans small start-up companies and university technology transfer offices all the way through to multinational chemical corporations. He has significant experience prosecuting patents relating to industrial chemistry (including refrigerants, propellants, polymers and solvents), agrochemicals, and materials. He particularly enjoys working with clients focused on sustainable technologies such as carbon capture and storage, green concrete and photovoltaics.
George’s Masters degree research involved extensive use of crystallographic techniques including single crystal X-ray and neutron diffraction. As such, he is comfortable working on patent applications relating to solid state materials, and has experience prosecuting applications focused on new crystalline forms of known compounds.
Prior to entering the profession, George taught science to high school students, training via the Teach First scheme in East Yorkshire before becoming Head of Chemistry at a comprehensive school in West London.
George joined J A Kemp in 2019 after working elsewhere in private practice. He became an associate in 2022.