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Bruce Dean MChem, CPA, EPA

Senior Associate

Bruce is a patent attorney in our Life Sciences & Chemistry group.

Bruce has worked for organisations across a range of chemical and chemical engineering companies, developing particular expertise in the fields of polymer chemistry, metal catalysis and electrochemistry. Not only does Bruce work closely with a number of clients in the chemical sector in areas such as biocides, liquid crystal technologies and agrochemicals, but he also advises clients in the fields of medical devices, dialysis equipment and nanotechnology.

He retains a strong interest in chemistry, is both a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Society of Chemical Industry and still attends scientific conferences, such as Electrochem, to keep up to date with matters in the certain chemical fields.  Since joining the firm, Bruce has worked with a broad range of clients including large multinational corporations and SMEs located across the UK.

Bruce is an approachable individual who places great importance on giving clear and concise advice.  Broad academic training and exposure to a range of companies allows Bruce to engage effectively with a wide variety of organisations.  Bruce regularly presents on issues relating to IP at commercial and university events and possesses a good knowledge of French.

Education & background

Bruce studied Chemistry at the University of Warwick and graduated in 2010 with a Master’s degree in Chemistry. Bruce worked with Pfizer during his university career on the development of medical devices for inhalation. Shortly after graduating, Bruce joined Withers & Rogers and became fully qualified in 2014.

On a personal note...

Bruce enjoys running and cycle touring. Bruce is a qualified advanced open water scuba diver, maintains a keen interest in theatre and likes nothing better than skiing out in Austria (where he endeavors to improve his basic grasp of the German language).