Michael Williams

Partner
London

Michael’s work mainly involves representing clients before the European Patent Office and the UK Intellectual Property Office.

Michael has many years’ experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, and has particular experience in oral proceedings, oppositions and appeals at the European Patent Office. He also advises on infringement and validity of third party patents. Before entering the patent profession Michael was an examiner at the European Patent Office.

Michael’s technical background is as an electrical engineer, and his practice encompasses the fields of electronics, telecommunications, software, and electrical machines, as well as general mechanical inventions. A key area of activity is the software field, where he has successfully prosecuted patent applications through to grant, and defended the patents in subsequent opposition proceedings.

Additional information

Partner 2005

Specialisms

Patents
Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics
Appeals & oppositions before the EPO

Qualifications

BSc(Eng) Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College, London
European Patent Attorney 1999
Chartered Patent Attorney 2000

Memberships

CIPA
EPI
AIPPI
AIPLA

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