Harry has significant expertise in electronic engineering, particular communication engineering, 4G, 5G, software, cyber security, cryptography, authentication systems and protocols, and telecommunications particularly wireless communication spanning several decades acting on behalf of Intel, Samsung, Hewlett Packard, and Universities, including IP targeted at emerging and established standards.
Harry enjoys being connected to his roots in industrial electronics that is the enabling glue underpinning the majority of electronics, manufacturing and process control systems. Harry has extensive experience working on discrete IC technologies, semiconductors, amplifiers and comparators, interface ICs, data converters, sensors, power management, mixed and digital signal processing, RF & Microwave circuits, control circuits for clocks & timing and frequency control circuits, logic circuit, discrete semiconductor devices, video and audio processor circuits.
Harry also has extensive software experience in protecting the "unprotectable". He has been securing patent protection for software for almost three decades since 1992, when he started in the profession with IBM. Harry acts on behalf of large corporations and SMEs in the software sector.
Harry enjoys working for a large 2D and 3D printer manufacturer, Hewlett-Packard, across all of their print technologies.
More recently, Harry has been acting on behalf of clients who produce drones that use AI or neural networks in their control and guidance systems, or bio-inspired technology; technology following nature's lead.
Harry has acted in high profile matters, including securing patent protection on the signal structure per se on behalf of the Secretary of State for Defence, notwithstanding significant opposition by the EU via the European Commission.
(Hons) 1st class Electronic & Communication Engineering
DipEE - University of Hull
Machine Learning - Coursera - Stanford University online
Improving Deep Neural Networks: Hyperparameter Tuning, Regularisation and Optimisation - Coursera - Stanford University online
Neural Networks and Deep Learning - Coursera - Stanford University online
The firm’s technical nous is underpinned by the varied backgrounds and skill sets of its robust bench of talent. First among equals is senior partner Harry Hutchinson, a commercially focused telecoms and electronics expert whose previous career as an RF engineer makes him a marvel on all things wireless from standards essential patents to the protocols, DSPs, circuits and networks to which they relate.
Harry has been nominated and awarded MIP IP Star status over many years since 2018 in recognition of the profile of him and the HGF electronics team.
November 3rd 2022
HGF is a silver sponsor of LSPN Europe 2022 on 29th November in London. This event will explore some of the biggest challenges facing the Life Sciences Patent Community right now …Event details
HGF is a premium sponsor of the pro-manchester Health Tech conference on Friday 9th December. This conference looks at exploring what new and innovative ideas have been developed in the past …Event details
From 1 November 2022, the EPO has announced changes to the procedure for remedying patent applications that contain parts that have been included erroneously and updated the procedure for filing …Read article
HGF is hosting a webinar on 10th November to discuss ‘Basics and news about Unified Patent Court’. Date 10th November, 2022 Time 14:00 – approx. 15:30 (CET) About the webinar …Event details
HGF is a gold sponsor of the Technology Patent Network Conference on Thursday 3rd November 2022 in San Jose. This conference looks at bringing together the industry’s most innovative companies …Event details
IIPLA 2022 USA is a two-day conference event taking place in Las Vegas on 10-11 October. Experts on Intellectual Property will share the stage to share fresh perspectives, data-driven approaches, …Event details
HGF hosted a webinar on 25th October to discuss ‘Litigating in the Unified Patent Court’. Date 25th October, 2022 Time Session 1 – 7:00 (BST) / 8:00 (CEST) / 15:00 …Event details
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