Year joined: 2012
Qualifications: MPhys CIPL CPA, EPA
Svilen has experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the UK in fields ranging from optics, electronics, mechanics and computing. In addition, he has experience performing infringement risk analysis and patent searches, in particular large ‚Äúpatent landscaping‚ÄĚ projects. Svilen has worked with a number of UK clients, ranging from start-ups to large multinational corporations, for whom he has also conducted work exploring patent box strategies. In addition to his UK work, Svilen has also conducted a number of overseas patent filings campaigns, as well as successfully prosecuting to grant many of these filings.¬†A particular further area of focus in Svilen‚Äôs work is preparing, filing and prosecuting Registered Designs in the Community as well as in many overseas jurisdictions.¬†Svilen‚Äôs Master‚Äôs project concerned the construction of super-resolution and optical sectioning microscopes operating on the principles of structured illumination. He also worked in the areas of holography and electro-optical modulation for optical communication.
Svilen studied at the University of Durham for a Master‚Äôs degree in Physics, during the course of which he specialised in optics.
Membership & Organisations
Svilen is a member of the CIPA.
Most recently, his work has been orientated to help manage the large patent and Registered Design portfolio of a large multinational corporation in the field of domestic electric appliances.
Sectors & Specialisms
Patent applications,¬†patent drafting and filing,¬†freedom to operate,¬†due diligence,¬†patent enforcement,¬†IP strategy,¬†patent portfolio management,¬†licensing,¬†patent oppositions,¬†commercialisation,¬†registered designs