As a UK and European patent attorney, Nathan works with a broad range of clients, including academic institutions, university spin-outs, SMEs and multinational organisations. He has extensive experience of drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the UK and Europe, as well as coordinating the prosecution of his clients’ patent portfolios across the globe.
Nathan’s clients operate across a broad spectrum of chemical technologies, including membranes, polymers, glasses, ceramics, graphene, composite materials, catalysts, coatings, inks, adhesives, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals formulations. Nathan also provides advice in relation to filing strategies, patentability and freedom-to-operate, and has a history of successes in representing clients at Oral Proceedings before the Examining Division, Opposition Division and Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office.
First class honours (University of St Andrews, Scotland)
Intellectual Property Law (University of Manchester)
Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate
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
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HGF is pleased to invite you to our upcoming German-language webinar in cooperation with the BVIZ on “In- and Out-licensing of Technologies” on 16th of November 2023. The webinar will …Event details
The advent of commercial launch capabilities has opened up space as a unique frontier for innovation. However, in space, any acts of patent infringement almost always go unseen. Thus, it’s …Read article
Any communications sent from the EPO on or after 1 November 2023 will no longer have the “ten day rule” applied to them. This means that communications are deemed to …Read article
HGF is pleased to invite you to our upcoming German-language seminar on “In- and Out-licensing of Technologies” in Salzburg and Dresden. The seminar will offer you the opportunity to gain …Event details
Bioforward, OBN’s ‘Roadmap for Growth’ Life Sciences event is set to take place at The King’s Centre in Oxford on Tuesday 26th September 2023. This event is designed to provide the support, skills, know-how …Event details
The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into healthcare has ushered in a new era of personalised medicine, promising more effective and tailored treatments for patients. Traditional medical approaches often adopt …Read article
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