Alex specialises in intellectual property; extensive experience of multi-jurisdictional IP and technology contract and arbitration disputes in a variety of sectors, including pharmaceutical, medical devices, telecoms, electronics, oil and gas; and has represented clients in the UK and Australian courts and European Patent Office; particular interest in standards related disputes, biopharma and medical devices. Alex has spent time working in Dusseldorf, Paris and Sydney, and is fluent in French and German.
BSc Biochemistry, University College London; Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Bristol University; European Patent Office Examiner, 1988-1991, Qualified (England and Wales) 1996; Qualified (New South Wales) 2000; Partner 2004; Solicitor Advocate 2007.
AIPPI, IPLA, EPLAW, AIPLA, VPP, GRUR.
Born 8 May 1967. Educated, University College London and International School, Geneva. BSc Biochemistry, University College London, College of Law London, Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Bristol University
Ansell v Reckitt Benckiser (synthetic polyisoprene products); Napp v Sandoz & Dr Reddy’s (buprenorphine transdermal patches); Nicocigs v Fontem (electronic cigarettes); Wobben Properties v Siemens & Others (wind turbines); HTC v Gemalto (telecommunications); HTC v Nokia (smartphones)
Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
Telecoms and electronics
Energy and clean technology
Managing Intellectual Property
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