Nick specialises in high-tech patent work and in particular in the fields of telecommunications, computer implemented inventions, electronics, and medical devices.
He advises his clients on all aspects of patent protection, including the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, opposition proceedings, and infringement and validity opinions and he has particular experience of standards-related patent matters.
Nick also has a keen interest in, and significant experience of, industrial designs and works daily with his clients to ensure the best protection for their industrial designs.
Nick has a wide range of clients – from one man bands to multinational corporations – and is always mindful to provide commercially relevant advice that takes into account his clients’ needs.
Nick is an active intellectual property educator and has lectured for the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, Queen Mary University of London, Bournemouth University, and Imperial College London.
European Patent Attorney
Chartered UK Patent Attorney
European Design Attorney
IP Litigator - Patent
PhD – Computer Vision/Medical Image Analysis
MEng (first class) - Electrical and Electronic Engineering with French
Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) – Member of International Liaison Committee, and China Working Group Lead
International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) – FICPI-UK Council member
The Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)