New associate joins Wilson Gunn

Ian Whitfield has joined our Manchester office.

Ian joins Wilson Gunn as an Associate, from a private practice IP firm in London where he trained as a patent attorney.

Ian graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2010 with a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering and has experience in a variety of technical fields including medical devices, engineering, electronics and chemistry. He has also worked with a wide range of clients, from individuals and small businesses to multinationals and universities.

James Robey, Partner at Wilson Gunn, commented, “Ian is a really positive addition to our growing patents team. His experience on both the chemistry and engineering side is something I know will benefit our clients particularly in the automotive, healthcare and food technology sectors.”

If you would like to contact Ian with regards to your intellectual property matters, you can email him at

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