BSc (Hons), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, European Patent Attorney, Member of the Licensing Executives Society and FICPI. Ray read physics at Southampton University. He worked a number of years for a major electronics company in research and development of semiconductor devices and integrated circuits, before joining Potter Clarkson in 1990. He became a partner in 1998 and is a former member of the Board of Management.
While in industrial research and development, Ray also gained considerable experience in computer-aided manufacturing systems and has maintained a particular interest in computer technology, information systems and software applied in a wide range of technical fields such as telecommunication systems, networks, medical physics and automation of business processes. He has also acted for a number of successful start-up companies to define and develop patenting strategies and new patent portfolios.