chris-lawrence

Qualifications

European Patent Attorney

European Patent Litigator

Chartered Patent Attorney

Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate

Degree

MEng (Imp), Materials Science and Engineering

Chris Lawrence

Senior Associate

Chris has been in the intellectual property profession since 2015.  He is a Chartered Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney.

 Chris has drafted patent applications across a wide range of technical fields, including automotive engineering, battery technology, medical robotics, and graphics processing. He is fully involved in the drafting process, from initial discussions with inventors to identify potential inventions right through to the filing of patent applications.

 Chris is experienced at steering the prosecution of patent families encompassing multiple jurisdictions through to grant. He has particular experience of prosecuting patent applications in the UK, Europe, the US, China and Japan.

Chris has experience in preparing written submissions for and presenting arguments during EPO opposition hearings, acting on behalf of both patent proprietors and opponents. He has also prepared written submissions during appeal proceedings. Chris has advised on infringement, invalidity, and freedom to operate.

Chris holds a first-class degree in Materials Science and Engineering (MEng) from Imperial College London.