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Posted 07/01/2016

LOCAL IP FIRM APPOINTS NEW PATENT ATTORNEY PARTNER

Cheltenham, 06 January 2016, Cheltenham based, leading and dynamic Intellectual Property (IP) firm, Wynne-Jones, has today announced the appointment of James Robertson as a Patent Attorney and LLP partner. The role will involve providing expert IP support for clients, covering patents, trademarks and designs, as well as expanding Wynne-Jones’ life sciences interests.

James joins Wynne-Jones with over 20 years of experience working in the patent profession, having held previous roles with companies such as Marks & Clerk and Lloyd-Wise. As well as holding an MA in Natural Sciences (specialising in molecular and cellular biology), James has a wealth of non-biotech experience, particularly in mechanical and civil engineering, food packaging, cleantech, fuel cells, aeronautics and oil & gas.
"I am incredibly excited about joining Wynne-Jones, and get a real sense of everybody within the business thinking innovatively and working together to achieve and deliver the best possible results for clients,” said James. “This is something that resonates with me, and I can't wait to get started.”

James is a member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorney’s life sciences committee, as well as a regular visitor to the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich and the Hague, where he represents clients on contentious cases, and is experienced in the registration of UK and Community Registered Designs. He is also a qualified European Patent Attorney (EPA), Chartered Patent Attorney (CPA) and Community Design Attorney.

“We are delighted to welcome James to our team” says Ian Lambert, Partner and senior, patent attorney at Wynne-Jones.  “He is one of the UK’s top life sciences patent attorneys and we look forward to utilising his knowledge and experience of the field. We need a strong partnership to ensure our continued business and strategic development, and this requires the firm to be made up of individuals who can demonstrate excellent commercial awareness, strong leadership and management skills, and key values, all of which James offers in spades”.

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