Partners, Richard Kennedy and Gary Whiting and Senior Associate, James McDougall are attending the 2020 Southern Manufacturing and Electronics conference in Farnborough.

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the UK and a major pan-European showcase for new technology in machinery, production equipment, electronic production and assembly, tooling and components as well as subcontract services across an impressively wide range of industry. For more information, please click here.


  • James McDougall

    James is a UK and European patent attorney in our Electronics and Engineering department. He has particular experience of drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the fields of medical devices, consumer electronics, telecommunications and software.

  • Richard Kennedy

    Richard is a European and UK patent attorney and a partner at Venner Shipley LLP. He has significant expertise in artificial intelligence and deep learning based technologies, and is the lead for the firm’s AI practice group. Clients describe him as having “very strong technical skills on complex machine learning subject matter” and being “highly in tune with ongoing policy developments, such as proposed (since adopted) changes at the European Patent Office regarding examination of artificial intelligence subject matter”.

  • Gary Whiting

    Gary is a UK and European patent attorney in our Electronics and Engineerng department. Gary has been working with patents, mainly in the fields of electronics, software, telecommunications, engineering and semiconductors.