Professional Qualifications: European Patent Attorney Chartered Patent Attorney
As a Chartered and European Patent Attorney and European Patent Litigator, Neil is able to represent clients in matters before the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO), the European Patent Office (EPO) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC).
Academic Qualifications: Master’s of Engineering Degree in Electrical and
Electronic Engineering, Imperial College PhD in telecommunications and signal processing,
Neil has extensive experience in electronics,
computer systems design and architecture, battery technology, databases, software and hardware, semiconductors, virtual and augmented reality systems, software-as-a-service systems, artificial intelligence/machine learning, sensors, and mobile and
fixed telecommunications. He has specialist knowledge of signal
processing, including audio, image and graphics processing.
Neil has particular interest in patenting energy
technologies. His experience within the energy technologies sector
includes wireless battery charging, operating and performance monitoring systems and software, wind turbines, solar thermal and photovoltaic panels, wave power
generation, renewable energy generation scheduling and low-power digital signal
Prior to joining the patent
profession, Neil worked as a system design engineer for a large European space