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Stephen Haley

Managing Partner

Stephen Haley | Patent Attorney

Qualifications

Chartered Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney

Stephen graduated from the University of Birmingham with an Honours Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Career History

Stephen joined Gill Jennings & Every in 1992 and qualified as both a Chartered and European Patent Attorney in 1995. Stephen joined the partnership in 1999.

Prior to Gill Jennings & Every, Stephen worked for two years as an engineer for Pioneer Corporation in Japan.

Stephen Haley

Managing Partner

Working for a number of international and UK-based companies, Stephen has extensive experience in obtaining patents for clients in a wide range of technologies, including software-related inventions, optical recording media, avionics, telecommunications, packaging and air conditioning technologies. Current clients include: Panasonic, Sanden Corporation, JTI, Dowa Electronics, St Jude Medical, The Technology Partnership, Cameron International, and The University of Cambridge.

Stephen has handled a large number of hearings at the European Patent Office, particularly in relation to software-related inventions in the fields of gaming, avionics, system control and signal processing. He has worked in supporting a number of oil and gas companies in developing their IP strategies worldwide. He also has a great deal of experience of protecting a wide range of consumer products through the registered designs system in the UK and overseas.