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Swindell & Pearson Welcomes two new Trainee Patent Attorneys

On Monday 03rd April 2017

Swindell & Pearson is delighted to announce that Michael Loadman and Tim Cole have joined the firm as patent advisors.

Michael is a graduate in Chemistry from the University of Durham where he obtained first class honours. As part of his degree, Michael undertook a one year placement for South African chemical giant Sasol at their research centre at St Andrews University. Prior to joining Swindell & Pearson, Michael embarked on a self-funded trip across Asia and Australia.

Tim studied Physics at the University of Manchester also obtaining first class honours. Michael will be a part of the firm’s mechanical team whilst Tim will work in the hi-tech team. Both will now begin the process of qualifying to become patent attorneys.

On joining Swindell & Pearson, Michael commented: “I was attracted to Swindell & Pearson because of the reputation the firm has for caring for its clients' businesses. I’m looking to forward to helping to protect the fantastic inventions our clients come up with”.

Tim commented: “Intellectual property (IP) is an incredibly interesting area and one where I wanted to develop a long term career in. Whilst at university, I was considering where best I can apply the skills and knowledge I learned from my degree and I felt that IP is a great fit”.

Robert Sales, IP director of the firm commented: “We’re very pleased that Michael and Tim have decided to join us. They both possess the right blend of attention to detail and commercial acumen that our clients value so they will be a great addition to our high-quality patent practice which continues to grow. We look forward to them having long and successful careers at Swindell & Pearson”.

Image: Left to right, Michael Loadman & Tim Cole.

Swindell & Pearson is a UK based intellectual property firm that has been helping businesses and individuals protect and defend their ideas, innovations and brands for over 130 years. With its head office in Derby, the firm also has offices in Stoke, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Sheffield and Burton upon Trent. To find out how Swindell & Pearson can help you and your business with any patent, trade mark or design right matters please get in touch via or by telephone on 01332 367 051.


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