Graeme Moore > Mewburn Ellis LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Mewburn Ellis LLP
M1 3LD

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Head of Engineering & ICT


Partner, Patent Attorney


Graeme is the head of the Engineering and ICT practice group, and is a member of the Management Board. He has over 15 years’ experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the mobile telecoms, distributed computer systems and consumer goods spaces. He is also experienced in providing freedom to operate opinions, to help inform pragmatic commercial decision making.

Graeme and his team work closely with our clients to generate IP portfolios that provide a robust defence against competitors, and that establish an attractive offering for investors. He also has experience in crafting patents for admission into patent pools, including standard essential patents.


Graeme qualified as a UK Charted Patent Attorney in 2006, a European Patent Attorney in 2008 and joined the partnership in 2010.

Graeme has a Master’s degree and PhD in applied physics from the University of Bath, with a focus on semiconductor devices, in particular terahertz technology. He also conducted postdoctoral research at l’Université de Paris-Sud XI, France and at the University of Bath. His postdoctoral research focussed on magnetic semiconductors, optoelectronic devices and display technologies.

Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > PATMA: Patent attorneys

With offices in London, Bristol, Manchester, Cambridge and Munich, Mewburn Ellis LLP is well-placed to offer a seamless European service to its roster of clients and handles both the filing and prosecution of UK and German patent applications, as well as managing global IP portfolios for multinational companies. In Manchester, Jeremy Webster heads up the chemistry practice, which focuses on the full range of chemical innovations, as well as advanced material materials, such as graphene and battery technologies, and polymers. The engineering and ICT team, which is led by Manchester-based Graeme Moore and houses both patent attorneys and design specialists, has demonstrable experience in software, bioinformatics and quantum computing mandates. From the firm’s Bristol office, Simon Kiddle spearheads the life sciences practice. The team advises on patents in biologics, bioinformatics, cell therapies, vaccines, precision medicines and future food. The firm has recently seen an uptick in contentious matters, demonstrating a strong track record in high-value oppositions at the EPO. In a notable appointment, biopharma specialist Robert Andrews recently became the firm’s first chief inclusion and diversity officer.