Paul Misselbrook > Mewburn Ellis LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Mewburn Ellis LLP
MANCHESTER ONE
53 PORTLAND STREET
MANCHESTER
M1 3LD
England

Work Department

Engineering

Position

IP Director, Patent Attorney

Career

Paul handles patent work in the mechanical and engineering fields, this includes original drafting, office action responses and portfolio management. He provides clients with due diligence advice, infringement clearance opinions, and competitor landscaping reports. In addition Paul offers freedom to operate (FTO) and IP clearance assistance as well as pre-action correspondence. Paul regularly conducts oral hearings at the EPO (examination division and opposition), boards of appeal, and has carried out advocacy at UKIPO revocation proceedings.

Education

Paul is a dual qualified European and UK Patent & Trade Mark Attorney. He also holds the Higher Courts Litigation Certificate. Paul qualified as a European Patent Attorney and a Chartered Patent Attorney in 2009. He qualified as a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney and a European design attorney in 2012.

Before entering the IP profession in 2005, Paul completed a PhD researching the manufacture of Opto-Electronic circuit boards and components at Loughborough University. His practical experience included lithography techniques, thin-film processes for semi-conductor manufacturing, and contract electronics manufacture.