Chris Cottingham

Patent Attorney

Chris joined HGF’s London office in 2013 after completing a MEng degree in Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Cambridge. Chris spent eighteen months focussing on image processing, radar systems and wider sensor systems at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory prior to joining HGF. Chris qualified as both a Registered Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney in July 2017.

During his degree Chris worked on a diverse range of projects including Light Aircraft Design and Building 3D Computer Models of Femurs. He also completed modules in Neuroscience and Medical Imaging.

Chris is currently involved in helping clients protect innovations in online gaming, lighting control systems, robotic devices, energy developments including oil and gas technologies, building safety equipment, image processing, loudspeakers, and wearable devices both through extensive experience of drafting and prosecuting patent applications, as well as through use of registered designs and other forms of intellectual assets.

Chris has a real passion for helping companies protect and grow their market position by developing and realising the value in their innovations.

In his spare time, Chris is a keen rower.

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