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Maucher Jenkins

26 CAXTON STREET, LONDON, SW1H 0RJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7931 7141
Fax:
Fax 020 7222 4660
Email:
Web:
www.maucherjenkins.com
Beijing, Farnham, Freiburg, London, Munich

James Cross

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 20 7931 7141
Email:
Maucher Jenkins

Work Department

Patents.

Position

James is a Chartered Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney and Higher Courts Litigator.

He advises blue chip clients on cross-border patent protection, portfolio management and enforcement, as well as freedom to operate. He is highly regarded for his technical expertise which includes mobile and contactless payments systems, wireless chipsets, mobile satellite and terrestial cellular communications, satellite broadcast receivers and personal video recorders. His expertise also extends to biometric scanners, green tech, automative and aircraft engineering, domestic appliances and thermostatic controls. 

Work of late has seen him advise a major international bank - developing a broad portfolio of patents and identifying key infringement risks. He has also assisted BA with patenting First and Club World seats to maintain a distinctive offering for customers. He has further advised Sky on developing a patent portfolio, and has handled patenting aspects of satellite based broadband services for Inmarsat.

Career

Trained Page White & Farrer, Jenkins; qualified 1995; partner Jenkins, 2001. Current directorships: Jenkins IP Ltd. Publications of note: contributor to Modern Law of Patents, 1st Edition.

Languages

French, Russian (to O-level), Spanish, German (basic).

Member

AIPLA, AIPPI.

Education

Eton College; Merton College, Oxford (1990 BA Physics, CPA, 1995 EPA, 2005 LLM). Patent attorney litigator 2012.

Leisure

In his spare time, James enjoys cooking and sailing.


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

PATMA: Patent attorneys

Within: PATMA: Patent attorneys

At Maucher Jenkins, 'queries are answered promptly, knowledgeably and insightfully, always with an eye on the commercial elements that clients value so highly'. James Cross 'is able to understand matters very quickly' and 'explain options in a clear manner'. He assisted Sky with obtaining a European patent for its 'AdSmart' system, which provides targeted ads in broadcast content. Hugh Dunlop represented Qualcomm in a number of EPO hearings and advised Origami on applying for patent for its technology which monitors energy generation. Reuben Jacob is 'an experienced and knowledgeable practitioner' who recently defended Linpac Packaging from an anonymous opposition to its 'Elite' technology. Also recommended is Alvin Lam, who has 'an astonishing recall of patents filed and comparative laws' and 'his technical knowledge is without equal in patent work on AI, AR and machine learning'. He worked with Holition on its patent portfolio.

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