Daniel Coward

Patent Attorney

Daniel Coward is a Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney.


Daniel has a first-class integrated master’s MSci degree in Natural Sciences (Chemistry and Mathematics) from Durham University and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Edinburgh. Daniel’s research focused on the metal-mediated polymerisation of vinyl monomers using first-row amino-phenolate complexes. Daniel entered the profession in 2018 and is a UK Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney. Daniel is based in our Glasgow office supporting the work of our patent department.


MSci Natural Sciences
Durham University

PhD Chemistry
University of Edinburgh

Professional qualifications and affiliations
  • Chartered Patent Attorney (UK)
  • European Patent Attorney
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
  • Member of the European Patent Institute

2012 – 2018
Research placements in France, Germany and Hungary

2018 to present
Private practice



  • Chemical process engineering
  • Inorganic and organic chemistry
  • Catalysis
  • Composite materials
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Optical document security and anti-counterfeiting technologies
  • Food packaging
  • Plastic recycling


  • Drafting patent specifications
  • UK and European patent prosecution
  • Freedom to operate and infringement analysis
  • Patent searching and patentability assessments
  • IP audits