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Alan specialises in mechanical patents, particularly those relating to the automotive field. As a European Design Attorney and Certified Patent Litigator, Alan also advises on design and litigation matters and is qualified to represent clients in the Higher Courts.
Prior to joining UDL, Alan gained a PhD with a focus on the characterisation and fundamental studies of particulate matter from combustion processes, with particular emphasis on automotive emissions and the development of suitable diagnostics. This research was funded by a major UK automotive engineering consultancy firm.
Alan entered the profession in 2004 and became a partner in 2015.
If you spot a competitor selling a product identical to your own and you have both design and patent protection, you can take immediate legal action.
What can you do when a competitor is selling (and has registered a design for) a product that copies one of your own?