Joel Todd

Patent Scientist,

Joel Todd

Joel joined EIP as Patent Scientist with a background in Physics. He gained a First Class MPhys degree from the University of Oxford, with a focus on condensed matter and atmospheric physics. For his master’s project, Joel wrote a computer program displaying the time evolution of neighbouring atomic spins in ferromagnets. This allowed for the visualisation of the spin dynamics of Dirac magnons on a ferromagnetic honeycomb lattice, which have dispersion linear in wavevector, in analogy to the dispersion of electrons in graphene.

Joel taught himself Japanese to fluency in just three years, and works in Japanese with our Japanese clients prosecuting patent applications in Europe.

Education and qualifications

  • 2022 — 2023
    Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law (Distinction), Queen Mary University of London
  • 2022 — present
    Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 1
  • 2016 — 2020
    Master of Physics, University of Oxford

Career history

  • 2021 — present
    Patent Scientist, EIP
  • 2020 — 2021
    STEM Programme Leader, Oxbridge Access Programme, Leading Education

Languages spoken

  • English (native)
  • Japanese (fluent)



  • AI
  • Applied physics
  • Image and signal processing
  • Medical imaging
  • Software


  • Medical imaging