Chartered Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Peter graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a first class honours degree in Astrophysics. Peter also has a Master’s Degree with Distinction from Imperial College in Optics and Photonics.
Peter joined the patent profession in 2005 and was previously a partner at another London-based firm. Peter joined Gill Jennings & Every as a partner in 2016.
Peter’s technical focus is in physics and electronics, with specialisations in optics and software. Peter is particularly interested in computer implemented inventions and some of his clients in this area have been involved in artificial intelligence, digital rights management, cloud computing and social networks.
Peter has worked with a diverse range of global clients, but he particularly enjoys working with high-growth technology companies in the UK and advising on IP strategies that can add value. He has also worked with the investment community to provide IP due diligence during procurement or investment.
Peter’s practice includes preparing and filing patent applications, handling oppositions and appeals, and providing opinion work on infringement and validity. Each client’s circumstances are unique, and Peter always likes to understand a client’s individual circumstances in order to provide tailored advice.
Away from the office, Peter is an enthusiastic cyclist, and he also enjoys spending time with his young family.