All are extremely experienced attorneys, and valued members of their patent and trade marks teams. Alex is a patent attorney in our Engineering, Physics and Mechanical devices patent department, with a background in medical devices. Marianne is a patent attorney in our Chemistry, Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals patent department with significant experience across a range of chemical technologies. Nick and Nikesh are patent attorneys in our Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Telecoms & IT patent department. Nikesh has considerable experience in handling patent applications related to computer implemented inventions, while Nick advises a wide range of clients across technologies including electromagnetic sensors, semiconductor devices, electric motors and medical instruments. Sarah is a trade mark attorney with a broad range of experience in searching, filing, prosecution and maintenance of trade marks before the UK and European Union Trade Marks offices, as well as a wide range of other countries around the world. She routinely advises on strategic matters and represents clients in contentious issues. Sarah works with clients from a variety of sectors including fashion, hospitality and food and drink.
Commenting on the appointment, Ian Gill, Partnership Chair said:
“We are delighted about the appointments of Alex, Sarah, Nikesh, Marianne and Nick to the partnership. Over the years they have already made significant contributions to the firm and have demonstrated a commitment to excellent client service and this promotion is a recognition of this by the firm. They are each highly skilled and extremely knowledgeable in their respective fields, and will make strong partners. Our firm is going through a very exciting growth phase at the moment, and these new talented partners are an essential part of our growth plans.”