Mike is a partner in the Patents & Innovation group who specialises in Tech and Life sciences patent litigation. Mike has advised a wide range of clients from multinational companies to SMEs on patent matters across a variety of technologies including pharmaceuticals, medical devices and telecommunications. He has experience of advising clients in relation to multinational litigation across Europe, and in European Patent Office proceedings. Mike also has a particular focus on the relationship between intellectual property rights and competition law.
|Since 2021||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2020 - 2021||Senior counsel, Taylor Wessing|
|2016 - 2020||Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2011 - 2016||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2009 - 2011||Trainee solicitor, Taylor Wessing|
|2012||Post Graduate Diploma, Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Oxford|
|2011||Admitted to the Bar, England and Wales|
|2009||Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School|
|2008||Graduate Diploma, Law, Nottingham Law School|
|2007||BSc degree, Biological Sciences, University of Sheffield|
Taylor Wessing completes a major Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent publishing project
Should I file an infringement action with the UPC or stick to national courts?
A comparison of UPC infringement proceedings with national patent infringement proceedings