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EDUCATION
BSc Physics and Mathematics (First Class) – University of Durham

PROFESSIONAL
1998 to 2000 - Patent Examiner, UK Intellectual Property Office
2000 to present - Private practice

TECHNICAL
ENERGY
• Drilling technology
• Flow control including valves and ICD’s
• Non-destructive testing
• Blowout preventers
• Pigging technology
• Marine renewable energy systems

OTHER
• Medical devices
• Ultrasound imaging technology
• Neural network systems
• Manufacturing processes
• Electronic display technologies

LEGAL
• Strategic IP portfolio development
• IP due diligence
• Patentability assessments
• Litigation avoidance
• Freedom to operate opinions
• Competitor watching

• Semiconductor devices and optoelectronics
• Computer software
• Loudspeaker technology
• Fast-moving consumer goods
• Completion equipment and tools
• Pipeline coupling systems
• Wireline and slickline tools
• Centralisers and stabilisers
• Subsurface imaging technologies
• Wind turbine construction

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• Infringement analysis
• Litigation support
• Trade mark filing and prosecution
• Copyright
• Registered Designs