An experienced patent attorney, Simon has drafted and prosecuted a large number of cases in the UK and European Patent Offices (as well as in many other countries), and has represented clients before the Opposition Divisions and the Boards of Appeal of the EPO and in UK Hearings.
After performing research in microwave communications, he began his IP career in-house at IBM before joining a private practice where he became partner. He started at Script IP as a consultant in 2019.
He works with a broad spectrum of clients from start-ups and universities through to global firms, handling a wide range of cases in computing and other subjects including electronics, physics and mechanical devices.
Simon is Chair of the Computer Technology Committee of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).
- Member of European Patent Institute (epi)
- Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
- UK Patent Attorney
- European Patent Attorney
- Certificate in Intellectual Property, Queen Mary and Westfield University
- PhD in Astrophysics, University of Southampton
- BA in Physics, University of Oxford
- Computer Software
- Signal Processing
- Video and Audio Systems
- Database Technology
- Storage Networks
- Artificial Intelligence
- Satellite Technology
- Mechanical Devices