Partner, UK and European Patent Attorney
James is Head of SEP, advising on Standard-Essential Patents across all technology areas, including telecommunications, wireless, video and audio coding, and power. His practice focuses on advising clients on patent infringement and validity matters and the valuation and enforceability of SEP 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.