The founder of EIP, with over 30 years of international patent prosecution and litigation experience, Jerome is frequently engaged by clients for his expertise in strategic patent prosecution. He has also been involved in numerous litigations in various territories, including the UK, Germany and the US. Jerome is well placed to advise clients on the new Unified Patent Court (UPC) - see further details at EIP Amar, our alliance created to support clients in any litigation before the UPC.
As head of the EIP Digital practice group, Jerome works in a wide range of technologies in the electronics sector, including machine learning, computer vision, data processors, graphics, data compression, telecommunications, data storage, cloud computing, computer software, optics, autonomous vehicles and imaging systems. He also works in the mechanical arts including medical devices and packaging machinery.
Jerome has been a member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) Patent Law Committee and represented CIPA before the Standing Committee on the Law of Patents at the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva to negotiate the Patent Law Treaty (2000).
In addition to his work as a patent attorney, Jerome is an inventor of an automated bookmark, the iMark, and various location-based technologies.