Chris has more than 12 years’ experience dealing with patents in electronics and mechanical fields, including telecommunications, computer software, e-commerce, power distribution, imaging devices and medical devices and consumables.
His clients range from SMEs to major corporations. As well as his work in patent prosecution, Chris has advised on various litigation matters in the UK and the US. He is also highly experienced at representing clients at Oral Proceedings at the European Patent Office.
Chris speaks Japanese fluently and has significant experience in prosecuting Japanese patent applications and in performing Japanese-language prior art searches, as well as conducting work on behalf of Japanese clients.
Chris holds a first class degree in Physics from Oxford University, from which he was awarded a scholarship. For his third year project, he performed quantum mechanical analyses of collisions of high-energy sub-atomic particles.