Rob is a UK and European patent attorney in our Electronics and Engineering department. Rob previously worked for another large patent firm and in-house for a leading telecoms provider. Prior to joining Venner Shipley, Rob co-founded and was a partner in a small patent firm in Surrey.
Rob specialises in inventions in the electrical and electronics fields, mainly in the areas of telecommunications, analogue and digital circuitry, RF systems and antennas, satellite positioning systems, mobile telephones, mobile network infrastructures, artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) devices, data analytics and electronic payment systems. He regularly drafts and prosecutes patent applications before the UK and European Patent Offices, and works with overseas attorneys to secure protection in numerous countries including the US, China, and Japan.
In addition to his patent work, Rob also advises on copyright and design matters.
Rob graduated from Essex University with an honours degree in Electronic Systems Engineering, focusing mainly on telecommunications.
- Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
- Member of the European Patent Institute