Peter Banks studied at the University of Cambridge, graduating with master’s degree in Natural Sciences, and specialising in Materials Science and Physics. Banks started his career in IP working at the UK Intellectual Property Office as patent examiner, working across a broad range technical areas such as 3D printing, welding, alloys, packaging and tools. Banks then worded four years as a Patent Attorney in a patent agency in Nottingham, UK. Banks worked in all aspects of patent matters, including patentability searching, freedom-to-operate, drafting, prosecution and giving post-grant advice. Banks has experience in helping a diverse group of clients, all the way from lone inventors to universities and multi-national companies.