As a patent attorney with over 20 years’ experience, Andrew works with a variety of biological and chemical technology clients.
He advises on all aspects of patent matters, including the preparation of new patent applications, direct representation before the European and UK Patent Offices for the examination and granting of patents, co-ordination of multinational prosecution strategies, and freedom to operate exercises. Andrew also has a depth of experience and a highly successful track record in handling European opposition and appeal procedures.
Andrew is valued by his clients for his friendly and open approach, eye for technical detail and commercial focus, with a commitment to going the extra mile and making his clients' IP work for them.
He joined the patent profession in 1998 and worked in private practice before joining Potter Clarkson in 2000. Andrew became a partner in 2008.