Before collaborating to develop technology, it's important to clearly assign the ownership of IP.
Terence has a particular interest in IP transactions, especially assignments, licenses and securities relating to patents. Terence has experience in both drafting these agreements and registering them worldwide. Terence takes an active interest in the interface between IP law and Competition law (both UK and EU) and how the surrounding regulatory environment affects intellectual property transactions. He enjoys hearing about the real-world context that these transactions give to IP rights and the trade-related activities of the respective parties in their wider commercial sector.
Terence also takes a keen interest in the automotive and telecommunications sectors and has particular expertise in advising clients which are active in these spaces. Specifically, Terence has experience in drafting and prosecuting applications related to sensors, control systems, user interfaces and consumer-facing electronics and prides himself on a commercially focused approach at all times whilst always seeking to deliver value for money in such cost sensitive times.
Terence is also often instructed on UKIPO and EPO matters where the prosecution has dragged on a little or taken a turn for the worst — leading to him being described as a ‘fixer’ on matters before the EPO and UKIPO.
Terence frequently writes articles on intellectual property matters and prides himself on keeping up with the nuances of the law before the UKIPO and the EPO.
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