Dr. Richard M. Gauld

Candidate Patent Professional



  • Active in industrial property protection since 2022
  • Several years of professional experience in German and European chemical research


  • Master’s degree in Forensic and Analytical chemistry at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Doctorate (PhD) at the University of Strathclyde in the field of alkali metal carboxylate diesel engine deposits and small molecule activation chemistry
  • Postdoctoral research period at the Ruhr-University Bochum in the field of high-pressure NMR spectroscopy
  • Training as a German and European patent attorney since 2022

Technical specialties

  • Chemistry, textile chemistry, detergents and cleaning agents, biological substances
  • Mechanical engineering, machine technology
  • Information technology, software engineering

Legal Fields

  • Patent research
  • Formulation of applications and replies for the German Patent and Trademark Office and the European Patent Office


  • English
  • German


  • Music
  • Travelling
  • Watching sports (tennis, darts, VfL Bochum and other football teams)