Fraser Brown

Fraser Brown is a Chartered UK and European Patent Attorney with over 20 years’ experience in private practice

Fraser regularly represents clients in oppositions and appeals at the European Patent Office and has experience of patent litigation in the UK courts.

His practice includes freedom to operate exercises, patent infringement and validity opinions, advising on patent portfolio strategy, in addition to the core tasks of patent drafting and prosecution. Fraser’s background in materials science and engineering is valued by clients operating in various fields including metallurgy, automotive and industrial bearings, polymer processing and forming, dental compositions, nanotechnology, medical devices, electronic materials and mechanical engineering.

Fraser is particularly interested in the commercial implications and possibilities of patents and intellectual property and has advised on IP licensing, dispute resolution, and due diligence in business transfers.

IAM Patent 1000 (World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2016) recommended Fraser as ‘highly knowledgeable and provides excellent advice’ and ‘very easy to work with, a highly impressive practitioner – top class.’

Additional information

Partner 2003


Drafting & prosecution of patent applications
Materials technology, Chemistry, Engineering
Appeals & oppositions before the EPO
Portfolio management
atent infringement & validity opinions


BSc Materials Science & Engineering, Bath University
European Patent Attorney 1997
Chartered Patent Attorney 1999


Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining
Institution of Engineering & Technology
Institute of Nanotechnology


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