Dan obtained a degree in Physics from the University of Bristol in 1993. He then joined a private practice firm in London for seven years, before going on to work in-house for a well-known multinational electronics corporation. Whilst there he was responsible for handling IP protection and contentious issues, particularly in the fields of display technology and semiconductor fabrication. Dan joined the firm in 2004, and became a partner in 2006.
Dan has extensive experience of prosecuting patent applications before the UK and European Patent Offices, as well as the opposition and appeal procedures at the European office. His portfolio covers a wide range of mechanical and electronic subject matter. Dan has special expertise in protection of computer-related inventions and mechanical engineering, and sits on the Computer Technology Committee of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys. He is also a member of the organising committee of the Cambridge100 networking group.
- Computer-related inventions
- Mechanical and electromechanical inventions
- Imaging technology