David’s caseload in recent years has included work in the following technical fields, among others.
Life sciences – multiplex vaccines; microaggregates; microencapsulation; yeast cell wall microencapsulation; matrices for stem cells; gene therapy; antibody-based technology; animal health; drug delivery; high throughput screening of drugs; immunology; genomics; proteomics; pharmaceutical formulations; pharmaceuticals; plant biotechnology; recombinant DNA technology; Supplementary protection certificates; nanoparticle-ligands; pesticides; antioxidants; anti-cancer treatment and methods; oncology; chemotherapies; plasmids; biosimilars; generics; pharmaceuticals for the treatment of neurological disorders; therapeutics; imaging agents and methods of use; stem cell therapy; allograft technology; xenograft technology; microbiology, molecular biology; RNA and DNA technologies; gene silencing; cancer markers; chemokine receptor binding technology; virology; anti-virals; radiolabelling; blood analytics; enzymes; thermotherapy; real time gene sequencing; antibody therapy; stem cell therapy; treatment of auto-immune disease;
Medical devices – assay devices; ultrasound devices; stents; biomarkers; imaging apparatus; magnetic nanoparticle conjugates; tissue engineered fibrocartilage replacement; diagnostic apparatus; diagnostic assays; micro-arrays; apparatus for processing biological material; braces for limbs; prosthetics; intraocular prosthetics; allograft and xenograft technology; catheters and delivery devices;
Pharmaceuticals – APIs; excipients; delivery agents; methods of manufacturing pharmaceuticals; optimisation; formulation; patent term extension and supplementary protection certificates.
Chemical – nanotechnology; q-dots; polymers; polymers; polyamide polyols and polyurethanes; biopolymers; petrochemicals; processing of petrochemicals; lubricants; functionalised chromatographic materials; agrochemicals; capsules; de-icing compositions; polyamides; emollient compositions; micro-porous polymers; fragrances; functionalised nanoparticles; coatings; powder coatings; purification of nucleic acid; sealants; anti-seize compounds; compositions for use in drilling operations; PTFE tubes; rubber compositions; polyester oligomers; herbicidal compositions.
Food science – encapsulation of nutrients; manufacture of food stuffs; manufacture of frozen foodstuffs and formulation; hydrogels; packaging; processing of actives in foodstuffs; water-dispersible compositions; food and beverage containers; methods to modulate levels of actives in foodstuffs; isolation of nutraceuticals; taste masking; preservation compositions and methods.
Mechanical – containment valves for the pharmaceutical industry; clean rooms; petrochemical drilling; cleaning apparatus; methods of filtration; fluid filters; air dryer systems; methods of manufacturing micro-arrays; coupling assemblies; simple mechanical devices; modular building materials; subsea cutting devices; wellbore technology; dispensing apparatus; sprayers; control devices; agricultural tools and devices.
Fast moving consumables – FTO, due diligence, enforcement and defence work for a well-known high street retailer.
Green technologies – biomass processing; biofuels; water treatment.