Graham advises and supports clients with all aspects of patent and design-related work, including IP due diligence exercises, but his core activity is the drafting and prosecution of patent applications worldwide.

Graham works with a diverse spread of UK and overseas clients, ranging from private inventors and start-up companies in the UK through to SMEs and large multinational corporations.  He also works with clients across a broad spectrum of technology within the IT and engineering fields, including software, e-commerce, telecommunications, and photonics.

Graham seeks to provide practical and commercial advice to clients for protecting and leveraging innovation in their businesses by developing an IP strategy that is fit for purpose and supports their business plan and aims.  To inform this he draws on over twenty years of experience in assisting clients gain protection for a diverse range of innovations.

Outside of the office, Graham enjoys good food and spending time with his family.  He is also a keen amateur genealogist.

Graham’s technical expertise encompasses a wide range of topics spanning telecommunication systems and protocols, optical components and semiconductor technology, and medical devices and audio technology.  More specific examples include:

  • Lasers
  • LED lighting control
  • Vehicle headlamp systems
  • Intra-ocular lenses
  • Mobile networks
  • Audio signal processing
  • Encryption
  • Memory devices
  • Mass transit systems
  • Coating technology
  • Liquid distillation systems

European Patent Attorney
UK Patent Attorney
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
Member of the European Patent Institute (EPI)

Graham graduated from Imperial College London, with a First Class Honours degree in Physics, remaining there to take a Master’s degree with distinction in Applied Optics and a PhD in Laser Optics.

Graham joined GJE in 2001 after a successful research career at Imperial College, during which he published widely in the field of photonics.  Graham qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2006 and was awarded the Drafting Prize in the UK professional examinations.  He became a Partner in 2018.