Partner, European Patent Attorney
Graeme is a member of our engineering and electronics, computing & physics patent team with experience in the electronics and electronic engineering, telecommunications, semiconductor, computer software, consumer products, cleantech, energy and transport sectors. He is also a member of our designs team.
He has particular expertise in:
His patent work encompasses original patent drafting and prosecution principally at the EPO/UKIPO, portfolio management, strategic IP planning advice, and opinion work.
Graeme’s clients are mainly multinational companies but he also works for universities. He is a frequent visitor to Asia, in particular Japan, Korea and China where he visits clients and provides seminars/workshops in European patent law. Graeme attends the APAA conference each year.
Graeme is recommended in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500.
Graeme has a Master’s degree and a PhD, both in applied physics from the University of Bath, England. His PhD project principally focussed on terahertz technology and semiconductor devices, including device fabrication. He also conducted postdoctoral research at l’Université de Paris-Sud XI, France and at the University of Bath. His postdoctoral research focussed on optoelectronic devices and display technologies.
Graeme joined Mewburn Ellis LLP in 2003, qualifying as a (UK) Chartered Patent Attorney in 2006 and as a European Patent Attorney 2008. He is a Representative authorised to act before the EUIPO in design matters. Graeme joined the partnership in 2010.