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Michael Vallance

Associate

Michael Vallance | Trainee Patent Attorney

Qualifications

Registered UK Patent Attorney

Michael graduated from the University of Manchester with a first class Masters degree in Physics.

He also holds the Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, from Queen Mary, University of London.

Career History

Michael joined Gill Jennings & Every in 2012.

Michael Vallance

Associate

Michael advises clients in prosecuting European, UK and foreign patent applications in a variety of fields including microscopy, cryogenics, MRI, oil exploration and delivery, reservoir surveying, fibre-optics, food packaging, cigarettes, semiconductors, computer software, telecommunications and printers. He is also a member of our computer technology group.

Michael has experience in opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office as well as in advising clients on patent infringement issues and other contentious matters.

As a member of our designs team, Michael has experience in registering UK, European and foreign designs.

Michael works with a range of clients including multinational corporations, SMEs, start-ups and individual inventors.

Michael completed a four year Masters course in physics, where his modules included particle physics, nuclear physics and medical imaging. His final year project focused on undertaking new research at the Wolfson Molecular Imaging Centre to improve the quality of images produced by PET and PET-CT scanners.

He is working towards full qualification as a European patent attorney.