Senior Associate

Shu Ono


Shu has built up expertise in patents across a wide spectrum of technologies including life sciences, chemistry and mechanics. Shu has worked extensively on biopharmaceuticals, including monoclonal antibodies and plasma products. His experience in oilfield drilling technology includes drilling fluid and cement formulations, and methods and apparatuses for resonance-enhanced drilling. He also has experience in small molecule pharmaceutical formulation and synthesis.  

Shu has worked with a variety of clients, from large multinationals, universities to SMEs, and understands the diverse challenges that his clients face. For his large clients, he has coordinated prosecution of large patent families across multiple jurisdictions.  For his smaller clients, he has audited and developed their intellectual property portfolios to help build their value.

Shu is experienced in both written and oral representation of his clients before the EPO in examination and appeal proceedings, and patent prosecution before the UKIPO. Shu has also provided his clients with infringement and validity opinions, advice on inventorship and ownership of patent rights, and assistance on patent restoration.

Shu has worked in intellectual property since 2005 in London-based firms, joining Patent Boutique in 2019.

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