European Patent Attorney
Rupert is a European patent attorney based in our London Office, having joined our firm in the summer of 2018. He obtained his PhD in ultra-low temperature condensed matter from Royal Holloway, University of London, working in conjunction with the National Physical Laboratory. His work there developed the use of nano-electro-mechanical systems (NEMS) as low temperature probes for quantum fluids such as superfluid Helium, and worked towards achieving quantum-mechanical behaviour in NEMS devices through brute-force cooling techniques. Rupert has specialist knowledge of cryogenics, magnet design, signal analysis, nanofabrication, object-oriented programming, vacuum systems, nuclear magnetic resonance, quantum sensors, quantum engineering and electronics.
Working in our physics, electronics and mechanical team, Rupert has experience in drafting of new UK, European and International applications, as well as prosecution before the UK IPO and EPO, and oral proceedings before the EPO. Rupert handles cases with a wide range of subject-matter, including computer implemented inventions, industrial equipment, electronics, and medical devices. Rupert also has experience in assessment of validity & infringement for litigation purposes.