Scintilla is pleased to announce the appointment of patent administrator Sinead Clark and patent consultant Glen Wilson to increase capacity.


Sinead Clark joins us after nine years with a large patent attorney firm. She has been a CIPA-qualified patent administrator since 2012 and has substantial experience in patent filing, client management and global recordal programmes.

Dr. Glen Wilson joins us in a consultant role. Previously he worked as a patent attorney and his experience includes a pioneering role in building up the Scottish practice of one of the UK’s largest patent and trade mark attorney firms. He has experience of working with a wide range of technologies including electronics, energy and mechanical engineering, and has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Strathclyde University. He supports our patent attorneys with his experience of patent drafting, prosecution and portfolio management; IP audits and due diligence; IP enforcement, and protection strategies for trade marks, designs, copyright and trade secrets.

Peter McBride, MD of Scintilla commented: “I am delighted to welcome Sinead and Glen to the team. Moving from four staff to six represents a step change in the capabilities we can offer to our clients. The expansion also ensures we can continue to maintain the responsive, professional and personal service which our clients appreciate so much.”

Scintilla is a European Patent Attorney firm based in Glasgow, Scotland, which has a focus on high technology sectors including electronics, software, photonics, optics and telecoms.