Tom Harding

Senior Associate Potter Clarkson

Tom studied genetics (BSc (Hons)) at the University of Nottingham, followed by an MSc in applied biomolecular technology at the same university. Subsequently, Tom spent four years as a research scientist in oncology bioscience at AstraZeneca before joining Potter Clarkson in 2009 where he now specialises in patents in the life sciences field. Tom has particular experience of obtaining patent protection in antibody technology and therapeutics, nucleic acid technology, drug screening and simple medical devices.  He has also been involved in several patent oppositions in the same subject areas.Tom qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2012 and a Chartered UK Patent Attorney in 2013. In 2011, he was awarded the Nick Wilson Memorial Award for obtaining the highest mark overall in one of the UK qualifying exams.