European Patent Attorney
Chartered Patent Attorney
European Trademark Attorney
Registered Trademark Attorney
Call +44 (0) 20 7242 9984
or email Richard Mair here
Richard has a
degree in Engineering from Cambridge University. He has worked in the
profession since 1978 and qualified in 1981 as a UK and European Patent
Attorney. He is also a professional representative at OHIM (the Community Trade
Mark and Design Office) and a Member of the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys.
In 1988 he joined the firm's London Office as a Partner.
Richard has been engaged in a wide variety of patent work in the mechanical, automotive and electrical fields, both procedural and contentious. In recent years he has specialised increasingly in trade mark work, including passing off and domain name issues. He has been a member of delegations from CIPA (the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys) to Canada, Japan and Korea, presenting papers to the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, Japanese Patent Attorneys Association, Japan Intellectual Property Association and Korean Patent Attorneys Association. He is a member of the International Liaison and Trade Mark Committees of CIPA, and has represented CIPA on the UK Trade Marks Registry Practice Working Group, the UKIPO Marks and Designs Forum and in discussions with WIPO (the World Intellectual Property Organisation) in Geneva.