Year joined: 2010
Qualifications: MPhys (Oxon) CPA EPA
He has been involved in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications in the UK, Europe, and in the US for clients ranging from SMEs to large multinational corporations. ¬†Andrew also has experience of litigation in the UK before the Patents County Court, as well as other contentious matters in the UK and elsewhere. He has also experience of the UK‚Äôs ‚ÄėPatent Box‚Äô and has assisted UK clients in benefiting from this regime.
Andrew has a master‚Äôs degree in physics from Oxford University. His degree covered a broad spectrum of subjects including electronics, semiconductor devices and non-linear dynamics. He specialised in quantum information processing and atmospheric physics in his fourth year. His master‚Äôs project involved a self-designed experimental apparatus investigating fluid flow through a venturi tube, aiming to monitor luminescence from cavitation downstream of the constriction.
Sectors & Specialisms
Patent applications,¬†patent drafting and filing,¬†freedom to operate,¬†due diligence,¬†patent enforcement,¬†IP strategy,¬†patent portfolio management,¬†licensing,¬†patent oppositions,¬†commercialisation