- European Trade Mark and Design Attorney
- Registered Trade Mark Attorney (UK)
- European Patent Attorney
- Chartered Patent Attorney (UK)
- BSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Strathclyde
With over 30 years’ experience in private practice, John advises local and international clients on intellectual property issues. He works predominantly with SMEs, multi-nationals and the academic sectors. John’s focus is on European patent prosecution. He has extensive experience of oral proceedings at the European Patent Office in examination and opposition proceedings, as well as infringement and validity matters.
With a background in electrical and electronic engineering, John has dealt with various technologies during his career, including electronics, telecommunications, networks and computer-related technology, instrumentation, process control, laboratory equipment, semiconductor manufacture, offshore engineering, hi-fi audio equipment and bicycle technology.