Peter Marchand

Patent Attorney

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Peter joined Dolleymores in 2016 as a Trainee Patent Attorney and qualified as a UK and European Patent Attorney in 2021.

Prior to joining the firm, Peter spent time in academic research and has particular experience in the fields of chemistry, materials science and process engineering.  In addition to spending time working in the pharmaceutical industry, Peter’s academic research focussed on the development of sustainable and scalable routes to a variety of functional materials for applications including electronics and optoelectronics, catalysis, gas sensing and batteries, amongst others.

In carrying out his research, Peter also gained experience working closely with SMEs and bridging the gap between academia and industry.

Peter now handles a range of patent and design work for a range of clients, including individual inventors, SMEs and multinational companies, with a particular focus on the chemical and mechanical fields.  Peter has experience in patent drafting, prosecution and opposition matters, as well as handling infringement and validity issues.

In his spare time, Peter enjoys getting out and about running and hiking and staying at home with his guitar.

Academic Qualifications

PhD in Materials Chemistry (University College London)

MChem (Hons) Chemistry with Industrial Training (University of Bath)

Professional Qualifications

UK Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney


Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys

Member of the European Patent Institute



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