Dr
Adam
Hines

Patent Director

York Office

Engineering

Telephone. +44(0) 1904 732 120
Mobile. +44(0) 776 639 2285
Email. [email protected]

Experience

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.

Specialisms

  • Drug delivery devices
  • Orthopaedics
  • Wound management

Industries

  • CleanTech icon CleanTech
  • Healthcare icon Healthcare
  • Medical devices icon Medical devices
  • Pharmaceuticals icon Pharmaceuticals

Services

  • Designs & design rights
  • Due diligence
  • In-house legal support
  • Patent oppositions & appeals
  • Patents
  • Portfolio management
  • Searching & competitor monitoring
  • Strategy

Qualifications

Patent Attorney

Chartered (UK)
European


BSC

Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry

MSC

Toxicology

PHD

PhD in Biochemistry and Environmental Metabolomics

Publications

Health-conscious IP strategies

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The Internet of Medical Things

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Conferences: 2021

November 3rd 2021

Challenging granted patents: a comparison between Europe and the US

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June 9th 2021

Webinar: Developing effective patent strategies for personalised medical devices in Europe and the US

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January 14th 2021

HGF IP in Healthcare Virtual Conference 2021

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