As a PhD-qualified researcher, Chris developed and patented key vaccine technology that sparked his interest in pursuing a career in intellectual property. Chris transitioned to the world of IP and, in the process, quickly developed a passion for assisting startups and SME’s achieve commercial success.
Chris is a Patent and Trade Mark Attorney, and Senior Associate at Watermark Intellectual Property. Hi passion for educating startups and SME’s about the power and importance of IP has enabled Chris to engage with businesses in different technology areas including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food technology, and agricultural technology.
Chris provides education about IP to a number of accelerators and incubators, and is a mentor for the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM.