Adam is a commercially-minded attorney with considerable experience of building, optimizing and defending patent portfolios.
Having previously managed an extensive patent portfolio at a multinational healthcare company, Adam is adept at developing harmonized, robust global IP strategies that complement the commercial goals of his clients and add value to their business.
European patent oppositions are a core aspect of Adam’s work. He has a wealth of knowledge in this area having represented clients at over 50 hearings before the European Patent Office both attacking and defending business-critical patents. Adam enjoys the challenging, dynamic and adversarial nature of the opposition process and has an established track record in achieving favourable outcomes for his clients.
Adam is dedicated to providing insightful and pragmatic advice to clients across a range of different industries and specializes in the field of medical technology and medical devices.
Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry
PhD in Biochemistry and Environmental Metabolomics
November 3rd 2021
June 9th 2021
January 14th 2021
The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced that revised Official Fees will apply to payments made on or after Monday 1st April 2024. The majority of fees will increase by …Read article
HGF are proud Event Partners of CAR-TCR Europe, which is due to go ahead from 27th – 29th February at ExCeL, Royal Victoria Dock in London. This is the European hub …Event details
Porter’s Five Forces model  is just one example of a convenient model for exploring and understanding the forces at play in a competitive marketplace. Michael Porter’s Five Forces model …Read article
In an unprecedented move, the MHRA has approved a CRISPR gene editing therapy ‘Casgevy’ for the treatment of sickle cell disease and beta-thalassaemia in patients with recurrent vaso-occlusive crises. The Casgevy …Read article
HGF is pleased to invite you to our upcoming German-language seminar on “Invention and patent searches in public databases” in Salzburg and Dresden. The seminar will showcase how public databases …Event details
“Medical devices and bioinformatics / AI diagnostic feedback – law and practice in Europe and Japan” The EPC does not allow ‘medical use’ claims for medial devices. So how do …Event details
A patent is a legal right that enables the patent holder to prevent others from making and using their invention in the country where the patent is granted. To many …Read article
Order of the classifications listed on the front of a patent and why it matters? On 1 June 2023, ASTELLAS INSTITUTE FOR REGENERATIVE MEDICINE lodged a statement of revocation of …Read article
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