With a background in theoretical physics, Owain has expertise in the fields of physics, electronics and telecommunications, with a particular focus on user equipment, base stations, computer software and 3GPP-related telecommunications standards including 3G, LTE, LTE-A, 4G and 5G (NR).
In addition to having drafted patent applications in these fields, he has significant experience of patent application prosecution at the European Patent Office, including having represented clients at numerous examination Oral Proceedings at the EPO. Owain has also prosecuted patent applications at the UK IPO.
Owain entered the patent profession in 2013, joining HGF Ltd at their York office. In 2016, he qualified as a European Patent Attorney and a Chartered Patent Attorney.
MPhys in Theoretical Physics
Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property
Owain has mentored junior colleagues to assist in their preparation for the European Qualifying Examinations, and has also acted as a tutor to assist in preparation for the UK final Qualifying Examinations for a Patent Attorney.
HGF is sponsoring The Business of Science Conference 2021 on 7th October. Science and the commercialisation of science continues to be fundamental to the economic growth of the UK and …Event details
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The IAM Patent 1000 – the world’s leading patent professionals 2021 guide has now been published. HGF has 18 European attorneys listed. IAM Patent 1000 is a unique guide that …Read article
WIPR Patents Live is holding a complimentary session on July 20, at 5pm BST/12pm ET, where HGF Partner & Patent Attorney Kieran Killough will present on ‘Protecting medical devices in …Event details
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