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Boult Wade Tennant LLP

SALISBURY SQUARE HOUSE, 8 SALISBURY SQUARE, LONDON, EC4Y 8AP, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7430 7500
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Cambridge, London, Madrid, Munich, Munich, Oxford and 1 more

Nick McLeish

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Boult Wade Tennant LLP

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Nick, Senior Partner, is a Chartered Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney and Head of the firm’s High Tech and Electrical Group. He has been a Partner since 1995 and served as Managing Partner from 2011 to 2014.

Position

Senior Partner

Career

Nick has special expertise of patent applications in the fields of medical devices and instrumentation, aeronautical systems, nuclear physics, laser technology, material science and film technology, automotive systems, packaging technology, microwave technology, navigational systems and software and semiconductor fabrication.

Nick is frequently involved in advising and representing clients during opposition and appeal proceedings at the European Patent Office. He is also experienced in litigating Patents in the High Court as a part of a legal team and advising clients on contentious matters in general.

Member

  • CIPA
  • EPI

Education

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Chartered Patent Attorney
  • BSc Physics from Manchester University
  • Postgraduate certificate in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary, University of London


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

PATMA: Patent attorneys

Within: PATMA: Patent attorneys

Boult Wade Tennant LLP impresses with an especially deep bench of high tech and electrical practitioners, but also fields a strong biotechnology and life sciences caseload in addition to its busy engineering and chemical and materials practice. The group boasts an excellent track record in patent application drafting and opposition and appeal work, but is also experienced in transactional-related patent portfolio analyses. Nina White, Tessa Bucks, senior partner Nick McLeish and Oxford's Adrian Hayes form the quartet at the helm of the practice. Jonathan Palmer, Michelle Pratt, Reading's Jason Pelly, Howard Sands, Rohan Setna and James Short are also noted. Susi Fish in Reading and Matthew Ridley made partner. All attorneys are based in London unless otherwise stated. The firm also has an office in Cambridge and added a new office in Berlin in January 2019, continuing its expansion in continental Europe after having launched in Madrid in spring 2018.

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  • Boult Wade Tennant ranked top tier for Trade Mark in MIP’s IP Stars Handbook

    We are delighted to announce that Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) has ranked our trade mark practice in the top tier of its 2016 annual survey. MIP’s IP Stars rankings are based on extensive research among thousands of intellectual property practitioners from around the globe, creating one of the most comprehensive and authoritative surveys of the IP legal market. It covers 80 countries and identifies the best patent, trade mark and copyright firms and practitioners in the world.
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