IP & Patents

Stephen Adams

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Stephen is Director of Magister Ltd, a patents documentation consultancy and training service. He worked in technical information for over 20 years, latterly for nearly 9 years with Zeneca Agrochemicals (now Syngenta) as their principal patent...

Dipan Banerjee

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Dipan Banerjee is an Indian Patent Attorney and an Electronics Engineer. He is currently serving as a Patent Attorney at MAERSK, which won the Gold Award for 'Best IP Department Nordics' by Leaders League in 2022 and 2023. Prior to this role, he...

Joeri Beetz

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Joeri Beetz, Patent Attorney, Keltie LLP, specialises in patents in the fields of mechanical engineering, physics and control software. Amongst all the different technologies he has been extensively involved in are optical recording, medical...

Ulrich Blumenroeder

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Ulrich Blumenröder is a partner at Grünecker PartG mbB, an IP firm in Munich which focuses equally on both IP-litigation and IP-prosecution. Ulrich is active in all fields of intellectual property but specialises primarily in patent litigation.

Alan Boyd

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Alan Boyd is a partner at D Young & Co. Before he joined the patent law profession, he was a software engineer researcher and research assistant. Alan’s main areas of expertise include computer architectures, embedded systems, digital...

Richard Brady

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Richard Brady is a lawyer who has spent many years working in Europe and the Middle East in the legal, financial and insurance arenas. He has a degree from Cambridge College of Teachers (2005) on Teaching English and founded the British Legal...

Christopher Casley

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Christopher Casley, Patent Attorney at Mewburn Ellis, handles the full range of patent work in the life sciences sector, from pre-drafting advice to drafting and prosecution of worldwide patent portfolios. He also has experience with IP due...

Olivier Corticchiato

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Olivier Corticchiato is an independent intellectual property consultant. He combines strong international experiences in leading IP teams for major global companies. He was until recently European Patent Attorney and Head of Centre of Competence...

Anthony D Del Monaco

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Anthony Del Monaco, Partner at Finnegan's, practice involves all facets of intellectual property law in a wide spectrum of technologies. He focuses on patent litigation, primarily before U.S. district courts and the U.S....

Xiaodan Dai

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Ms. DAI joined Madrid Operations Division of WIPO in 2018. In her role as an examiner, she has focused on the examination of international applications, renewals, modifications, corrections, and other related tasks. Additionally, she is dedicated...

Catherine Dupenloup

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Catherine Dupenloup joined WIPO in 1996 and presently works as a Senior Applications Support Assistant in the Madrid Information and Promotion Division, Madrid Registry, Brands and Designs Sector. Since 2012, she has been the focal point for user...

JoAnna Emery

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JoAnna Emery, CLAS, F.Inst.Pa, is Project Manager, Intellectual Property at atai Life Sciences.Previously, JoAnna was Senior Intellectual Property Paralegal for Cambridge Mechatronics Limitedwhere she was responsible for aiding in the management...

Nora Fowler

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Nora Fowler, trade mark attorney and counsel with Kilburn & Strode, has over a decade of experience in advising clients and assisting them with the protection of their trade marks and designs. Nora has a particular focus on contentious matters...

Simone Frattasi

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Simone Frattasi is a European Patent Attorney and a Telecom Engineer with a Diploma in IP Business Administration from CEIPI/University of Strasbourg and a PhD in Wireless, Mobile Communications. He is currently serving as the Head of Global IP...

Arnaud Gasnier

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Arnaud Gasnier is founder and CEO of Patentopolis BV. With 20 years experience in IP, he has practiced globally in various IP (patents, trademarks) departments and in various leading roles (Patent Attorney, Licensing Associate, Portfolio Manager,...

Richard Gillespie

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Richard Gillespie, European and Irish Patent Attorney and owner of Inventorship, an intellectual property advice and services company, has over fifteen years’ experience in diverse technical fields (such as medical devices, computers,...

Bradley Hulbert

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Bradley Hulbert is a founding partner in McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP, an 80-lawyer patent firm based in Chicago. Bradley has been lead counsel in a wide range of successful patent lawsuits and is an adjunct professor of law at the...

Matthew Jones

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Matthew Jones, Partner, RPC, has extensive experience of acting in large scale UK patent litigation and in multi-jurisdictional patent litigation. Matthew has acted in litigation relating to a wide range of technologies, including electronics,...

Brian Kacedon

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Brian Kacedon, Partner at Finnegan and based in New York, is a recognized authority in IP transactions. He has drafted and negotiated hundreds of agreements across all technologies and is designated as a Certified Licensing...

Jane List

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Jane List founded Extract Information Limited, Cambridgeshire, UK, in 2013. Extract Information provides legal and industry focussed patent searching and reporting, IP management support for small companies, and product development consultancy...

Tim May

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Tim is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Finnegan LLP. He has over 20 years’ experience in the field of US patent law, with significant experience counselling clients on software patent matters. Tim currently manages the patent...

David Meldrum

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David Meldrum has been in private practice since 1998 and joined D Young & Co in 2001 and became a partner in 2006. David practises in a variety of engineering disciplines including computer hardware and software, electronics, optics,...

Amanda Murphy

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Dr. Amanda Murphy is a Partner in Finnegan’s Washington, DC Office and focuses her practice on strategic client counseling, portfolio management, and patent prosecution for a range of clients, including small startup companies, research...

Cara Regan

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Cara Regan is an Associate at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP. She works on patent and trade secret litigation at every stage, from the strategic decision to file a proceeding through appeal. Her experience includes district...

Nicole Reifman

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Nicole Reifman is a partner with McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP, Chicago where she has gained diverse experience in obtaining, evaluating and enforcing intellectual property. She has experience in all phases of patent preparation and...

Matthias Reischle

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Matthias is Deputy Director of the PCT Legal Division of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). Since joining the staff of the PCT Legal Division in 1998, he has participated in the drafting and implementation of various amendments...

Juan Rodriguez

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Juan Rodriguez is a Senior Legal Officer for the Legal Division of the Madrid Registry at the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) in Geneva. He is an attorney with a law degree from the Universidad de Lima (Peru) and a master’s degree in...

Victoria Silk

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Victoria Silk is Senior Counsel, Trade Marks – New Category Products for BAT. She is a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney and in-house Counsel. She qualified in London in 2005 and spent 6 years in-house with ICI paints before becoming Virgin’s...

Andy Spurr

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Andy is Head Patent Counsel at Ceres Power, a clean energy technology company developing hydrogen fuel cells and electrolysers. Ceres partners with industry all over the globe to bring its products to market. As such, IP is central to Ceres’...

James Suggs

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James is a partner in the intellectual property law firm McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP, located in Chicago, where he practices patent law. He prepares and prosecutes patent applications, prepares opinions of counsel, performs patent...

Rowena Tolley

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Rowena Tolley, a trade mark partner with Kilburn & Strode. She has almost 20 years of experience helping businesses protect and build value in their brands.  She specialises in helping UK-based businesses in their international growth, as well as...

Catherine Van Houten

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Catherine has over 30 years’ experience in United States patent prosecution support and administration. She currently holds the position of IP Administrator with Venable LLP, working in the firm’s Washington DC office. A significant portion of...

Leythem Wall

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Leythem Wall is a European and UK patent attorney and litigator specialising in the chemical, consumer products, energy, material, mechanical, medical and pharmaceutical sectors. Prior to founding Oxon IP, he was a Partner in major European and...

Silke Weiss

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Silke Weiss is a fully qualified lawyer with a Master's degree in Intellectual Property from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. She has worked at WIPO since 2008, initially in WIPO's PCT Legal Division before moving to the Hague...

Tim Whitfield

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Tim Whitfield is a partner with Powell Gilbert LLP. He advises clients in contentious IP matters across all IP rights with a strong focus on patent litigation and strategy, across a wide range of technologies, especially disputes having an...

Daniel X Thomas

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Daniel X. Thomas is an electronics engineer by training. He started his career in the patent field as search examiner at the former Institut International des Brevets in The Hague in 1971. After incorporation of the IIB into the EPO in 1978, he...