Nick Carrier

Nicholas Carrier

Patent and Trade Mark Representative

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  • BEng in Aerospace Engineering, University of Sheffield

Nick joined Franks & Co in 2021

Nick graduated from the University of Sheffield with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. Nick’s degree covered a wide range of engineering disciplines spanning from electrical and control engineering to materials engineering, specialising in Aerospace structures. In his final year, Nick wrote a dissertation on the subject of thermomechanical processing of high strength low alloy steels for the aerospace industry.

Following graduation, Nick worked in research and development for a large UK automotive manufacturer, specialising in powertrain development specifically for high-speed stability and off-road capability.

Nick began his career in Intellectual Property in private practice. He next joined the in-house intellectual property department of a leading agricultural equipment manufacturer where he managed the global tractor and powertrain intellectual property portfolios and controlled the portfolio strategy.

Following relocation and immediately prior to and joining Franks & Co, Nick worked for a technology focussed international leading law firm, specifically in patent intelligence where he worked with clients in landscaping and valuation of patent portfolios and supported international clients during licensing disputes and litigation.


  • Student member of CIPA (Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys)