Solicitor & UK and European Patent Attorney
CPA, EPA, MA, MSc, LLM
Nicholas is a solicitor specialising in intellectual property law. In addition to being qualified as a solicitor, he also qualified as a European and Chartered British patent attorney with full rights of audience to appear in intellectual property proceedings at all levels in the English High Court, and is also qualified and admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in the State of New York.
Nicholas specialises in contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters with a focus on patent litigation in the English courts and acting before the European Patent Office. He has experience litigating cases involving a wide range of technologies ranging from biotechnology through to electronics, software and communications.
Nicholas is the author of the practitioner’s work, ‘A Guide to the EPC 2000‘ and is the consulting editor and author of the UK intellectual property, European patents, European enforcement and Unified Patent Court chapters of the book ‘Intellectual Property in Electronics and Software‘ published by Globe Law and Business.
Nicholas has degrees in mathematics, computer science and law. He is qualified as a solicitor in England, Wales and Ireland, and is qualified and admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in the State of New York. He is also a European and Chartered British patent attorney.
Memberships & organisations
Nicholas is a member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) and the European Patent Institute (EPI). He was formerly a board member of IPReg the regulatory body for patent and trade mark attorneys in the UK and currently sits as a patent attorney member of the IPReg Disciplinary and Interim Orders Tribunal.
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