Joel joined the IP profession in 2017. In this time, Joel has gained experience in patent prosecution, patent drafting and target enhanced prosecution in a number of technical fields from telecommunications standards, chip architecture, medical devices and software based inventions. Joel’s multidisciplinary background at University and Post-graduate research level, studying Physics, Soft Matter and Bio-nanophysics,
In addition to his role at Haley Guiliano, Joel is an active member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) Informals committee, the committee that represents the trainee patent attorneys of the UK. In 2019 he became the Blog, Website and Social Media Editor of the Yellow Sheet and moved on to become the Honorary Secretary of the Informals in 2020, taking a seat on CIPA council. Joel is also a member of the Education Committee, presently considering opinions from the profession in the recent Mercer Review.
Outside of work, Joel enjoys partaking in amateur dramatics, you will often find him in the local community theatre’s musical production or pantomime. Joel is also an Examiner for the A-level Physics Paper 3, for the Cambridge Assessment board. He is also a member of the Institute of Physics, the Royal Institute, and Mensa, the high IQ society.