Senior European & UK Patent Attorney registered to practice patent law before European Patent Office (EPO) & United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO)
Senior European Design Attorney registered to practice design law before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
AREAS OF PRACTICE
European & UK Patent Drafting, Filing and Prosecution
European & UK Patent & Design Procurement Strategy
European & UK Patent & Design Infringement & Validity Opinions
European Patent Oppositions
European & UK Licensing & Due Diligence
YEARS OF PATENT EXPERIENCE
Member of the Institute of Physics
Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (UK)
Member of Licensing Executives Society (LES)
Member of EPI Council (UK constituency)
Member of EPI Disciplinary Committee
Associate Member of EPI Online Communication Committee
John Gray is an experienced European & UK patent attorney accustomed to dealing with a wide range of technologies. He has a BSc (Hons) in Electronics and Physics from the University of Edinburgh. His training as a patent attorney was in a prestigious in-house department, primarily in the UK but with spells also in the Netherlands and Silicon Valley. He moved into private practice in London in 1993, moving to Glasgow in 1997. In all that time he has been securing & evaluating patents & designs for large and small clients from the UK, Europe, USA and Asia.
In electronics & software technologies he has worked in digital and mixed signal circuits for consumer electronics, telecoms, medical electronics, power switching and control. In physics & mechanical engineering, he has worked on a range of technologies from cutting-edge microlithography and optics to railway construction and water control.
His quick technical understanding, forensic attitude and eye for detail can be applied in litigation support, patent drafting, patent prosecution, opposition, licensing, due diligence and patent strategy generally.
John works on a contract basis for FAI PATENTS.