2023: UPC representative
2023 – d.d.: UK and European Patent Attorney, Onsagers AS
2022 to 2023: In-House Patent Attorney, Envisics
2021 to 2022: Associate, Reddie and Grose
Jun 2021: European Patent Attorney
Apr 2021: Registered UK Patent Attorney
2017 to 2021: Technical Assistant, Reddie and Grose
2018: Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University, London
2013 to 2017: Master of Physics, University of York (UK)
Joe is a European and UK Patent Attorney with an academic background in Physics. He has significant experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications before the European and UK patent offices, as well as internationally. In addition, he has been involved with Opposition and Appeal proceedings at the EPO and has conducted Infringement Analysis and Freedom-to-Operate evaluations.
Having worked with a diverse range of companies, from start-ups to multi-national corporations, Joe is well practiced at tailoring his advice to meet his client’s business objectives. His commercial understanding has been furthered by his time in-house at a fast-growing high-tech company at the forefront of holographic head-up display technology.
Joe has expertise in a broad range of technical fields. This includes holographic head-up display systems (both the optical arrangement of such systems and hologram compute methods), reduced risk smoking products, medical devices, x-ray inspection technology, MEMS device technology, gene sequencing systems, powder coating systems, cell assay systems and bioinformatics.
Alongside his European Patent Attorney qualification, Joe is also entitled to act as a representative before the European Unified Patent Court. He can therefore aid clients in relation to infringement and invalidity proceedings for European patents falling under the jurisdiction of the UPC.
Joe joined Onsagers in 2023.
Accepting the award on behalf of Onsagers: Adam Taylor, Elen Margrethe Brendeford, Christian Rackur. Onsagers has been named Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year for Norway. The award is a recognition of our work in the patent field and was revealed during The Global IP Awards in London on Thursday Oct 19, 2023. Launched in 2019 and hosted by industry journals IAM (Intellectual Asset Management) […]
Norway’s plans to harvest renewable energy from the salty breeze of the North Sea will attract both innovators, fledgling start-ups, and mature players of the ocean wind industry. Considering the scale of Norway’s ocean wind plans, the initiative will place the country above its North Sea neighbour UK when it comes to per capita wind […]