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Boult Wade Tennant LLP

VERULAM GARDENS, 70 GRAYS INN ROAD, LONDON, WC1X 8BT, ENGLAND
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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 has 'unparalleled professionalism in UK and European IP matters' with 'fast response times', 'clear and concise advice', and 'a team of individuals with valuable expertise in various areas of technology'. Nick McLeish leads the high tech and electrical group, and alongside Tony Pluckrose  advised Boeing on its European patent portfolio. Nina White heads the biotechnology and life science group, and alongside Joanna Peak represented Hoffman-La Roche in opposing Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique's patent, which treats cognitive impairments for people with down syndrome. Matthew Spencer and James Legg defended Adaptive Biotechnologies from three opposing parties of its technology, which protects against immune profiling. Nick Widdowson is also a key figure and assisted Intelligent Fingerprinting with the development of its patent portfolio. Daniel Weston and Neil Thomson worked with Generale Biscuit on its patent portfolio. James Short assisted Gravity Industries with building its patent portfolio. Other noteworthy names include Alex Frost and Simon Kahn, who both acted for Hamamatsu Photonics against Leica Microsystems, which opposed the client's telemicroscopy patent. Adrian Hayes, Michelle Pratt and Jonathan Palmer are also recommended.

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  • Boult Wade Tennant ranked top tier for Trade Mark in MIP‚Äôs 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.
    - Boult Wade Tennant

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