Dr
Owain
Staines

Senior Patent Attorney

York Office

Telephone. +44(0) 1904 732 120
Email. [email protected]

Experience

With a background in theoretical physics, Owain has expertise in the fields of physics, electronics and telecommunications, with a particular focus on mobile devices, base stations, computer software and 3GPP-related telecommunications standards including 4G (LTE, LTE-A) 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.

Specialisms

  • Automotive electronics
  • Computer hardware
  • Computer software
  • Consumer electronics
  • Telecommunications standards

Industries

  • Automotive icon Automotive
  • Computing icon Computing
  • Telecommunications icon Telecommunications

Services

  • Patents

Qualifications

Patent Attorney

Chartered (UK)
European


MPHYS

MPhys in Theoretical Physics

PHD

in Physics

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE

Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property

CSR

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.

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

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