EIP boosts telecoms practice with hire of partner Pete Wilson


EIP today announces the appointment of Pete Wilson as partner, from an in-house role at BT.

Previously Senior Patent Attorney at BT, he coordinated the company’s defence against claims of patent infringement in the UK and the USA and, using BT’s patent portfolio, worked on patent infringement litigation in the USA.

Pete Wilson, originally trained in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has a wealth of experience working in a multitude of technology sectors, including broadband, network infrastructure and testing, content analysis and classification, autonomous networks, high capacity optical networks and wireless technologies.

Pete Wilson, partner at EIP, said: “I am excited to join EIP. I have been following their work for many years and have always been impressed by their handling of complex issues across a wide array of industries. I look forward to being a part of their team and helping the firm’s patent department to continue to grow and flourish.”

Jerome Spaargaren, partner at EIP, said: “I am thrilled to welcome Pete to EIP to further enhance our award-winning telecoms practice. He has a tremendous amount of in-house experience and will be an asset to the team. Pete brings with him a unique set of skills, which coupled with his intimate knowledge of the space will help drive our telecoms practice forward.”