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Electronics, Engineering & IT

With the constantly-evolving nature of high-tech industries and fiercely competitive global market place, it is becoming more and more important to protect and, if necessary, enforce your company's IP.

We maintain a talented and specialised electronics, engineering & IT team, who have individual expertise in areas including gas, electronics, automotive, aerospace, propulsion systems, clean technology, energy, space technologies and medical devices.

Many of our attorneys have practical experience working in academic environments, in the UK and European Patent Offices and as in-house counsel for major companies.

We build teams of attorneys and solicitors tailored to suit individual clients needs. Our clients range from small, innovative start-ups to some of the most successful global companies.

We have attorneys with extensive expertise in fields such as electronics, software, computing, physics and mechanical and electro-mechanical engineering, and including:

Computer Technology

  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer architecture
  • Computer applications
  • Computer entertainment
  • Information technology
  • Internet and web systems
  • Networks
  • Routers
  • Software

Electronic Engineering

  • Analogue electronics
  • Audio and video electronics
  • Digital electronics
  • Display technologies
  • Medical electronics
  • Medical imaging
  • Mobile radio communications
  • Optical electronics
  • Photography
  • Robotics
  • Signal and image processing
  • Switch technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Television systems
  • Wireless technology

Electrical Engineering

  • Battery Technology
  • Power systems
  • Energy Services

Mechanical Engineering

  • Aerodynamics
  • Aeronautical engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Control engineering
  • Domestic Appliances
  • Engine Components
  • Heating technology
  • Hydraulics
  • Marine technology
  • Medical Devices
  • Nuclear engineering
  • Printing
  • Pumps
  • Rail engineering
  • Refrigeration

Physics

  • Astro-physics
  • Crystallography
  • Geophysics
  • Instrumentation
  • Material science
  • Nanotechnology
  • Nuclear physics
  • Oceanography
  • Optical physics and lasers
  • Semiconductor fabrication
  • Semiconductor physics
  • Space science
  • Spectroscopy
  • Thermodynamics

Members of the group are active in lecturing on IP issues in both the UK and overseas, have published papers on technical and IP matters in international journals and sit on international IP committees. We have extensive experience before the EPO Opposition Division and Technical Boards of Appeal. We regularly handle important and valuable contentious matters both for Patentee and Opponent.

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