James Seymour

Partner, UK and European Patent Attorney
London, EIP Europe LLP

James’ practice focuses on mobile telecommunications and electronics, advising clients on patent infringement and validity matters and the valuation and enforceability of standards essential portfolios. He has been involved in a number of high profile litigation cases in the UK, US, and Germany; and in patent pool, licensing, acquisition and divestment transactions.

Before joining EIP James spent 18 years working as in-house patent counsel for Nokia and Hewlett-Packard in the UK, USA and Singapore. James is a qualified UK and European Patent Attorney and has previously practised before the USPTO, and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore.

James has a first class degree in Physics from Bristol University, winning the Raychem prize for his final year project on photon scanning tunnelling microscopy.

Veröffentlichungen

  • September 2019
    Intellectual Property Magazine, Battle Stations (link)
  • 31 October 2018
    Intellectual Property Magazine, Boxed out (link)

Kompetenzfelder

  • Mobile telecommunications
  • Electronics
  • Standards Essential Patents

Ausbildung und Qualifikationen

  • UK Chartered Patent Attorney, 2003
  • European Patent Attorney, 2000

  • 2006
    Business of IP, Scandinavian International Management Institute
  • 1995
    Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary, University of London
  • 1991 — 1994
    B.Sc First Class Honours, Physics, University of Bristol

Beruflicher Werdegang

  • 2012 — present
    Partner, EIP
  • 2002 — 2012
    Various including Head of Patenting Operations, Nokia
  • 1999 — 2002
    IPR Counsel, Agilent Technologies
  • 1998 — 1999
    IPR Counsel, Hewlett-Packard

Auszeichnungen

  • Ranked among world's leading IP strategists by IAM Strategy 300, 2017. (link)

Vorträge

  • 12 November 2012
    Tech City, Israeli Investment Forum (link)