Chartered and European Patent Attorney
James has a particular interest and expertise working with clients in the medical devices, advanced engineering, sports technology, renewable energy, and consumer goods sectors.
He has built up experience working with clients of all sizes, from sole inventors to quoted companies, assisting them to develop IP strategies to best suit their commercial objectives.
James handles the drafting and prosecution of patent applications before the UKIPO and EPO, and assists in the coordinated prosecution of global patent families. He also advises on the filing of registered UK and Community (EU) design applications.
Much of James’ work also involves advising on wider portfolio and strategy matters. This includes invention capture, inventorship and ownership of patent rights, patent landscape and competitor analysis, and freedom to operate.
James joined Patent Boutique in 2020, having spent the early part of his career at a regional patent and trade mark firm.