Mr
Elliot
Stephens

Patent Attorney

Newcastle Office

Engineering

Telephone. +44(0) 191 205 8360
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Elliot works in the engineering group and has particular expertise in the automotive, bio-engineering and medical device sectors. He also utilises his background in chemistry to advise on pharmaceutical and chemical composition patent applications.

Elliot works closely with all types of clients, from start-ups and universities to large corporations, to develop a bespoke IP strategy suited to their current and future commercial needs. His day-to-day work involves leading the patent prosecution for a global supplier in the automotive sector, advising on IP strategy and FTO for biotech companies working towards IPO, and working on oppositions before the European Patent Office.

Elliot's aim is to support his clients on their business journey by working closely with them to capture and protect their IP, and develop an appropriate IP strategy to ensure that they meet their commercial goals.

Qualifications

Patent Attorney

Chartered (UK)
Europe


MCHEM

Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE

Intellectual Property

OTHER

IP Litigation Certificate

Recognition

Friere-Marreco Medal and Excellence Prize

Elliot was awarded this prize from Newcastle University as part of his academic research into polymorphism of compounds and its application to intellectual property rights. In particular, his work focused on X-ray crystallographic studies of naproxen and other NSAIDs.

Publications

The beginning of the end for functionally defined medical devices?

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Get your ducks in a row, and the money will flow

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The beginning of the end for functionally defined medical devices?

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Conferences: 2022

September 29th 2022

North East Automotive Expo 2022

Attended

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September 29th 2022

North East Automotive Expo 2022

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CSR

Elliot enjoys training the next generation of patent attorneys as they work towards their UK and European qualifications. As part of this, Elliot hosts tutorials and marks sample paper scripts during examination season.

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