Nick Manley

Partner

Nick handles patent matters in the fields of engineering, physics and computer-implemented inventions (CIIs) and has extensive experience before the Examining Divisions, Opposition Divisions and the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO).

Nick advises clients of all types, including start-up companies, universities, SMEs and large multinational organisations. Nick has particular experience in the engineering and automotive sectors, and of oil and gas exploration devices, medical devices, radiation treatment devices and optics and is also involved in the protection of CIIs, including vehicle navigation devices, wireless communications and image manipulation.

Nick has an honours degree in Physics from the University of Durham and a Masters degree in Intellectual Property Litigation from Nottingham Law School.

Nick has extensive experience at the European Patent Office, including its Examining and Opposition Divisions and the Boards of Appeal. Nick also has litigation experience in the United Kingdom, Germany and The Netherlands.

In addition to being a Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney, Nick is a registered Trade Mark Attorney and holds a Higher Courts Litigation Certificate.