Luke completed his Master’s qualification in computer systems and Software Engineering at York University, which covered a number of elements of computer Systems, ranging from software fundamentals through to hardware design.
He undertook a number of research projects throughout his four-year degree course, including developing a communication system for a military vehicle, and his final year project involved developing an iPhone application to assist visually impaired users to navigate internal spaces.
Following his Masters, Luke went on to study Law at BPP Law School in Leeds. He completed both the Graduate Diploma in Law and achieved a distinction mark in the Legal Practice Course, which included electives in intellectual property and advanced commercial litigation.
After completing his studies, Luke went to work for a leading international law firm, working directly with clients and aiding fee earners with advice on information law, public sector and regulatory issues.
Following this Luke joined a leading intellectual property firm in Manchester, where he started his training to become a Patent Attorney. He was involved in numerous projects, and with clients whose specialities range from medical devices through software. He also assisted in other projects including a $100M+ acquisition of a company with patents in the machine learning and video encoding fields, by a large multi-national social network.