Alex Crick

Alex Crick

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Professional Qualifications:
European Patent Attorney
Chartered UK Patent Attorney

Academic Qualifications:
M.Phys. Physics, University of York
PhD. Biological Physics, University of Cambridge

Alex joined Abel + Imray in 2018 and is based in the London office.  Previously Alex spent four years at another IP firm, including an in-house secondment to an IP department of a company providing advanced video compression hardware and software.  Alex has experience in telecoms, unified communications (UC), display technologies, image and video processing, AI and machine learning systems, virtual and augmented reality systems, 3D printing technologies, medical devices, electronics, and aerospace technologies.

Prior to joining the patent profession, Alex worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.  His research involved developing novel optical and automated imaging techniques to study the invasion of human red blood cells by malaria parasites.

Alex has experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications to grant, in particular in the UK, Europe, and the US.  He has also advised on various infringement issues, including analysis and claim charting of standard-essential patents.  Alex enjoys working closely with inventors to provide practical advice on how IP can best work for them.