- BTech (Hons), Massey University (New Zealand)
- Chartered Patent Attorney
- European Patent Attorney
Jonathan Higgs specialises in the mechanical patent field with a focus on the automotive and medical device industries. He drafts and prosecutes patent applications across many technology areas including beverage dispense and packaging technology, automotive and aerospace engineering, oil and gas production, building materials and medical devices.
Representing a wide range of clients in the UK and in prosecution and hearings before the European Patent Office, Jonathan has a particular interest in the green technology sector and renewable energy production.
Having first qualified as a NZ/AU patent attorney, Jonathan moved to the UK and joined UDL in 2002. In 2017, he returned home to New Zealand and spent a year working with the top NZ patent firm before moving back to the UK and re-joining UDL.
Jonathan joined Murgitroyd as part of the addition of the UDL team to the Murgitroyd team in October 2021. Jonathan is based in our Milton Keynes Office.
Core expertise: automotive, engineering and industry, construction and infrastructure, green technologies.