BSc (Hons), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, European Patent Attorney. Ian studied chemistry at Leicester University. He began his career in research for a large multinational chemical corporation before moving into their patents department where he handled a wide range of chemical subject matters.
Ian joined Potter Clarkson in 1997 and became a partner in 1999.
Having handled well over 150 cases, Ian has extensive experience of opposition and appeal proceedings before the Opposition Divisions and Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office. He also has wide experience of patent litigation in several territories around the world.