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Kilburn & Strode LLP

LACON LONDON, 84 THEOBALDS ROAD, LONDON, WC1X 8NL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7539 4200
Fax:
Fax 020 7539 4299
Email:
Web:
www.kilburnstrode.com
London, Munich

Jim Miller

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 3947 4200
Email:
Web:
www.kilburnstrode.com/our-people/jim-miller
Kilburn & Strode LLP

Work Department

Mechanical & chemical engineering

Position

Partner

Career

As part of his degree course Jim worked on the metalworking shop floor of a supplier of automotive transmission components. He was also trained in the Apprentices’ School of an aircraft manufacturer before moving to a final assembly plant where he experienced the installation and testing of engines, undercarriage, hydraulics, avionics, ejector seats, parachutes and weapons systems.
 

Upon qualification as a patent attorney, Jim was awarded the CIPA Drafting Prize for the highest mark in the UK in the patent drafting exam. His patent practice centres on a wide range of mechanical engineering concepts, particularly in the automotive, aerospace, environmental, medical, marine, turbomachinery, transport, civil and construction fields. He also acts in relation to trade marks and designs before the UK IPO and EU IPO.
 

Much of his work concerns patent and trade mark prosecution and opposition under European and UK practice, although he has extensive world-wide experience of IP matters. He is also experienced in running infringement litigation and disputes in various jurisdictions.

Member

Companion, Royal Aeronautical Society
Affiliate, Institution of Mechanical Engineers
CIPA
EPI
ITMA
AIPPI

Education

Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate
European Patent Attorney
Chartered UK Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark & Design Attorney
Registered UK Trade Mark Attorney
MA Hons, Engineering - University of Cambridge (1989)


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

PATMA: Patent attorneys

Within: PATMA: Patent attorneys

Kilburn & Strode LLP has a team which is 'very determined' and 'goes the extra mile', and a client roster that includes Boeing, Teva and Merck. Kristina Cornish leads the team and recently defended Janssen Pharmaceutica against a revocation by Sandoz and Hexal in relation to its HIV-related drug Prezista. Gwilym Roberts acted for Container Development in an opposition appeal pertaining to its new design for the top of a drinks can, which is more protective than on a standard drinks can. Tim Copsey and Jim Miller defended Keter Plastics against a revocation by an anonymous party in relation to its Easy Go Breeze bucket. Also recommended is Nick Lee, who represented Harvard College in its European patent for its gene editing technology CRISPR. Richard Howson worked with Ecotricity on its global patent protection strategy. Howson also worked alongside Robin Lloyd in assisting Reaction Engines with its UK patent grants regarding the pre-cooler of one of its rocket engines.

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