Electronics, infrastructure & hardware

Electronics is relevant to almost everything across the western world. The sector has experienced significant growth over recent years, and is about to develop further.

How we can help

We have experience in all areas of electronics including systems, hi-tech, semiconductors, medical physics, imaging and optics, as well as information technology and physical science areas. Our team of professionals work with a wide range of clients across the commercial and academic sectors. We advise start-ups, universities and spin-offs, SMEs and multinational consumer electronics manufacturers in protecting inventions and gaining market share in the face of competitor IP.

Case studies

Case Study

Secure Micro

Navigating computer-implemented invention patents

Our automotive and software knowledge, and experience in computer-implemented inventions, enabled us to secure patents for an innovative start-up.

Case Study

Crumbs Martech Ltd

Following the copyright crumb trail

When you commission an agency to work on a project, it's important to keep control of your IP — which is hard to achieve with a 'DIY' legal agreement.

Case Study

Anonymous creative agency

Client won't pay? Let us take it away...

Find out how an understanding of IP rights helped a creative agency get paid for its work after a client refused to pay.

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17-09-2019

Inventions made after hours — who owns the patent?

Does your employer still own the rights to inventions you devise while working 'out of hours'?

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IP tips

26-10-2018

Patent Box — four considerations to secure tax relief on profits from patented products

You might be entitled to tax relief on profits earned from your patented inventions.

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IP tips

21-10-2019

What is Freedom to Operate (FTO) in relation to patents and IP?

What is Freedom to Operate (FTO) — and how do I minimise my risk of patent infringement?

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Meet our team

Dr Andrew Alton

Partner - Leeds

Ian Byworth

Partner - Newcastle

Martin Vinsome

Partner - Newcastle

Dr Nick Burton

Partner - Leeds

Anna Szpek

Senior Trade Mark Attorney - London

Dr Jocelyn Retter

Patent Attorney - Newcastle

Nicole Cordy

Patent Attorney - Cardiff

Dr Paul Dakers

Patent Assistant - Leeds

Dr Terence Broderick

Patent Attorney - Cardiff

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