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Barker Brettell LLP

100 HAGLEY ROAD, EDGBASTON, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8QQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 456 0000
Fax:
Fax 0121 456 1368
Email:
Web:
www.barkerbrettell.co.uk
Birmingham, Cambridge, London, Malvern, Munich, Nottingham and 1 more

Jennifer Atkinson

Tel:
Work 0121 456 0012
Email:
Barker Brettell LLP

Work Department

Patents

Position

Patent attorney and partner working with startups, micro-businesses, SMEs, large corporates and international corporates. Specialises in biotechnology, medical sciences, product formation and mechanical fields. Client work includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications; multi-jurisdictional patent portfolios; filing and prosecuting strategies; oppositions and appeals before the EPO. Jennifer's area of expertise also extends to expert opinion on patent infringement, validity and freedom to operate in the UK; registered design and unregistered design right.

Career

Qualified in 2004, partner since 2008

Member

CPA, EPA, EUIPO Representative

Education

BSc (Hons), PhD


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

PATMA: Patent attorneys

Within: PATMA: Patent attorneys

Barker Brettell LLP's Birmingham practice has 'a superb team' with 'real strength in depth' and 'really strong sector knowledge – particularly in biotech, automotive, food and drink, and university education'. John Lawrence leads the team, which also has strength in the aerospace, engineering and medical spheres. Automotive electronics expert Andrew Tranter is a key figure and mostly works on drafting and prosecution. Jennifer Atkinson is a 'highly skilled technician' with 'particular expertise in the university sector'. Also recommended are chemistry specialist Yvonne Johnson and physics expert Alan Wilson, who is based in Southampton.

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