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Roger Calderbank

Consulting partner, European Patent Attorney, Trade Mark Attorney

Bristol

Roger Calderbank
Roger Calderbank

Roger was a member of our electronics, computing & physics and engineering patent teams as well as our trade mark and design teams. His patent work encompassed the telecommunications, electronics & electronic engineering, oil & gas, computer software, mechanical & structural engineering, Medtech, semiconductor, transport and Cleantech industry sectors whilst his trade mark and design work covered a vast range of industry sectors including the agricultural science, pharmaceutical, consumer products, food & beverage and retail sectors as well as those forming the focus of his patent work.

His technical focus included:

  • semiconductor and optical devices
  • computer hardware and software – Roger was the patent attorney acting for Hitachi in the landmark appeal decision T258/03 concerning the technical character of computer inventions
  • printing technology
  • marine engineering
  • automotive technology including hydraulic mounts, automotive electronics and steering column components
  • photovoltaic cells
  • x-ray analysis apparatus
  • medical devices such as ultrasound devices, catheters, stents and implantable stimulators

His clients included SMEs and multinational companies including many Japanese clients. Roger was a regular visitor to Japan where he provided lectures and seminars to clients.

Roger has a degree in Physics from University of Durham.

Roger joined Mewburn Ellis LLP in 1978, qualifying as a Chartered Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney in 1981. He also qualified as a Registered Trade Mark Attorney in 1994.   He joined the partnership in 1984 and became a Consulting Partner in 2016.   Roger is a Representative authorised to act before EUIPO.

t: +44 (0)117 945 1234
e: roger.calderbank@mewburn.com