Alex is a qualified solicitor-advocate and joined EIP from the intellectual property department of a large international law firm. He specialises in patent litigation and has experience of proceedings before the High Court, Court of Appeal, Copyright Tribunal, European Intellectual Property Office, as well as in ICC Arbitration.
Alex has advised on patent, trademark, copyright and passing off disputes in a wide range of industries, including cosmetics, chemicals, agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, telecommunications, and oil and gas. He has also advised in the fields of artificial intelligence and plant variety rights.
Alex has been seconded to clients on three different occasions: firstly to McDonald's Europe Limited, then to Google UK. More recently, Alex spent six months seconded to HSBC UK where he assisted with patent, trademark and commercial matters.
Alex has delivered training courses to prepare trainee patent attorneys for the Foundation Certificate (FC) Patent Examination Board (PEB) paper on English Law.