- MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
Tom is an associate and a member of the firm’s tech and engineering practice groups. His work focuses on patent drafting and prosecution as well as industrial design protection. Tom enjoys handling work in a wide variety of technical fields.
In 2022, Tom was awarded the Mark Higgins prize for the candidate passing the UK’s design and copyright law examination with the highest mark.
Before joining Swindell and Pearson, Tom worked as a technical lead in the computer software industry gaining experience in computer programming, software development, computer hardware and camera technologies. This included working with differential imaging and audio detection technologies used to aid sports officiating and live television productions.
Tom obtained a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Bath. During his studies, Tom undertook multiple research projects including designing a low-cost electric wheelchair and developing an in-situ space debris detection system. Tom experienced a wide range of engineering topics which allows him to advise clients in a variety of technical fields.