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Elkington + Fife LLP

PROSPECT HOUSE, SEVENOAKS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01732 458881
Fax:
Fax 01732 450346
Email:
Web:
www.elkfife.com
London, Sevenoaks

Nick Ertl

Tel:
Work 01732 458881
Email:
Elkington + Fife LLP

Work Department

UK/European patent attorney.

Position

Nick has 20 years experience in the drafting of patent applications and their prosecution around the world, especially before the EPO. He is entrusted by numerous large multinational corporations to prepare patent applications in the fields of semiconductor electronics, general electronics hardware, optical components and systems. Nick is always excited to work in areas of technology new to him, and to invest his own time to become familiar with the underlying science involved. As a result, he has worked in many diverse areas of technology over the years. Specialist technical fields include: audio-visual technology; communications; electrical devices and electronics; mechanical engineering; semiconductors. Areas of expertise include: filing and prosecution; freedom to operate opinions; patent drafting; validity and infringement opinions.

Education

University of Nottingham (M.Eng).


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

PATMA: Patent attorneys

Within: PATMA: Patent attorneys

Elkington + Fife LLP is among the most renowned oppositions and appeals practices in the market, including extensive experience in petitions for review, with a strong electronics department and a powerful team specialising in the prosecution of chemical and pharmaceutical patents, most notably acting for major generics players. The practice's strength in the prosecution of patents for software and computer-implemented inventions is another clear asset. London's Richard Gillard directs the chemical and life sciences group while Sevenoaks-based Nick Ertl heads the electrical and mechanical group.

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