Nick is a Chartered Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney and Head of the firm’s High Tech and Electrical Group. He has been a Partner since 1995 and served as Managing Partner from 2011 to 2014.

Nick has special expertise of patent applications in the fields of medical devices and instrumentation, aeronautical systems, nuclear physics, laser technology, material science and film technology, automotive systems, packaging technology, microwave technology, navigational systems and software and semiconductor fabrication.

Nick is frequently involved in advising and representing clients during opposition and appeal proceedings at the European Patent Office. He is also experienced in litigating Patents in the High Court as a part of a legal team and advising clients on contentious matters in general.

Nick has a BSc Physics from Manchester University and a postgraduate certificate in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary, University of London. He is also a chartered physicist.

Memberships

  • CIPA
  • EPI

Qualifications

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Chartered Patent Attorney
  • BSc Physics from Manchester University
  • Postgraduate certificate in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary, University of London

Sectors

  • Aeronautical systems
  • Film technology
  • Laser Technology
  • Material science
  • Medical devices
  • Nuclear physics

Practice Areas

  • General advice for contentious matters
  • Patent litigation