Chartered and European Patent Attorney | Design Attorney | Trade Mark Attorney
IT and engineering expert. Julian's practice encompasses all physics-based disciplines and reflects his high academic qualifications and technical abilities. Julian's technical areas of expertise include telecommunications and associated technologies including design and fabrication; semiconductors; optics; control systems; software; cryptography; mechanical engineering; nanotechnology; mechanical devices; nuclear physics and imaging; electronics and micro processor design; voice recognition and text-to-speech conversion and oil services technology. He has wide experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications and representing clients before both the UK Intellectual Property Office and the European Patent Office.
Julian is not only a Chartered Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney and Trade Mark Attorney, but also an experienced Higher Courts Litigator and has been involved in both Patents Court and Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (formerly Patents County Court) litigation covering a wide range of technologies from cryptographic key exchange architecture (Irdeto v Telewest), design methods for oil exploration drill bits (Halliburton v Smith), GPS applications (GPS industries v Prolink) and biofilms (Innovia Films Ltd v Frito-Lay North America Inc.). Whilst managing the UK patent department of a leading global cellular telecommunications company he gained wide experience of the commercial and strategic value of intellectual property on a global scale and regularly advises clients on the development, exploitation and enforcement of a global intellectual property portfolio.
Julian is a member of FICPI, UNION, Institute of Physics and The Institute of Engineering and Technology. He is a Chartered Physicist and Chartered Scientist and his academic qualifications include a BSc, PhD and LLM.
What Others Say
Dr Julian Potter has been ranked in the top tier of 'Patent Attorneys - UK-wide' by Chambers & Partners. Julian was noted as a "very commercial" patent attorney with a "strong determination to obtain the best for his clients."
Legal 500 describes Julian as "energetic and tenacious".
Legal Media Group's Expert Guide to the World's Leading Patent Law Practitioners amongst other comments noted that "Julian has a reputation for handling complex and advanced technologies with confidence and insight".
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