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Barker Brettell LLP

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Birmingham, Cambridge, London, Malvern, Munich, Nottingham and 1 more

Andrew Tranter

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Barker Brettell LLP

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Patent attorney and partner working with startups, spinouts, SMEs, large corporates and international corporates. Specialises in electrical and mechanical inventions, with a special interest in automotive technology including steering systems, autonomous vehicles, radar sensors and batteries. Other special interests include the likes of light weighting including fibre composite materials, optical sensors, medical devices and electrical engineering.


Qualified in 1999, partner since 2000.


CPA, EPA, EUIPO Representative.


BEng (Hons), PhD.

London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

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Barker Brettell LLP's Birmingham practice has 'a superb team' with 'real strength in depth' and 'really strong sector knowledge ‚Äď 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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