Tom Faulkner

Partner
London

Tom has particular experience in assisting businesses obtain patent protection in the UK, Europe and elsewhere for products with a mix of Mechanical, Electrical and Software elements.

He has worked mainly for applicant companies and thus has significant experience in writing patent specifications. He has worked across a range of technical areas over the past 20 years, from mechanical configurations to complex new software. Tom is noted for his sharp understanding, and his clients value the speed with which he can understand their complex new products. Particular areas of expertise include analytical, medical and laboratory equipment, and data telemetry systems.

Tom is used to adapting his approach dependent on client needs but most enjoys providing hands-on, proactive support to clients. In some examples, Tom has been involved in the development process of new products and he has provided strategic input in designing invention review processes so that the most commercially relevant inventions are identified and selected for patent protection.

Tom is a member of the AIPPI Standing Committee on IP Office Practice and Procedures.

Additional information

Partner 2003

Specialisms

Drafting & prosecution of patent applications
Mechanical & Electrical
Advising on infringement and validity
Portfolio management
IAM 1000

Qualifications

BSc Physics (1st Class), University of Birmingham
Chartered Patent Attorney 1999
European Patent Attorney 1999

Memberships

CIPA
EPI
AIPPI
Union

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