Daniel Pingstone, Part Qualified Patent Attorney

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Daniel Pingstone

Daniel Pingstone, Part Qualified Patent Attorney


  • MPhys (Master of Physics)
  • PhD in Physics


Daniel has practised in the field of Intellectual Property since 2018, working in the engineering, electronics and software sectors.

Before entering the patent profession, Daniel graduated from the University of York with an upper second class master’s degree in Physics. Following this, Daniel undertook a PhD in nanotechnology at the University of York. Daniel’s PhD project involved using electron microscopy to research oxide hetero-structures for power electronic and spintronic applications.

Daniel joined Secerna as a Trainee Patent Attorney in the Electronics & ICT and Advanced Engineering groups in June 2018.

Specialist Sectors

  • Semiconductor Devices
  • Oxide nanotechnology
  • Optics
  • Materials
  • Telecommunications
  • Mechanical Engineering

Areas of special expertise

  • Advising on the patentability of inventions
  • Drafting and filing patent applications
  • Prosecuting patent applications in all major jurisdictions