Jonathan Midgley

Partner
Hertfordshire

Jonathan advises companies on a broad range of subject areas from simple mechanical devices to complex communication network technology.

Jonathan looks after the needs of UK based clients, from a large analogue and digital integrated circuit manufacturer to small start up companies. Jonathan is also responsible for assisting multinational corporations with their patent portfolios. His principle specialisations are in the field of telecommunications, signal processing, analogue/digital circuit design and general electronics.

Jonathan has experience representing clients at both the UK Patent Office and the European Patent Office, including appearing before the Examining, Opposition and Appeal Boards of the EPO.

Jonathan graduated from Cambridge University with a Master’s Degree in Engineering specialising in electronic and electrical engineering and acoustics. He was sponsored through University by Thorn EMI Electronics including working for them in their design and production engineering divisions.

Additional Information

Partner of Cleveland Scott York, 2017

Specialisms

Drafting & prosecution of patent applications
Mechanical, Electrical, Software & Electronics
Advising on infringement and validity
Appeals & oppositions before the EPO
Portfolio management and strategy

Qualifications

MA Engineering, University of Cambridge
Chartered Patent Attorney 1999
European Patent Attorney 1997

Memberships

CIPA
EPI
FICPI
MIET
AIPPI

Contact Jonathan Midgley
+44 1727 854 215

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Publications:
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  • UKIPO publishes Crime and Enforcement Report Read more
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  • St Albans City of Expertise – The cost… Read more
  • Listen to the inaugural City of Expertise podcast! Read more
  • EU protection of geographical indications – does GLEN… Read more
  • Results of latest chocolate wars skirmish Read more
  • UK Implementation of the EU Trade Mark Directive Read more
  • Intellectual property law specialists open Hatfield office Read more
  • A sobering result for Woof and Brew as… Read more
  • Cleveland Scott York joins Hemel Hempstead Business Ambassadors Read more
  • The Supreme Court decides that ISPs do not… Read more