Medical Devices

  • Attorneys in our Medical Devices Team are drawn from a broad range of technical backgrounds, including engineering, electronics, materials science, biotechnology and chemistry, enabling us to bring experience appropriate to our clients' technology to each case we handle.  Areas of the medical device field in which we have particular experience include stents; materials such as dental, ophthalmic and orthopaedic materials; ophthalmic devices including retinal implants and ophthalmic lenses; nebulisers and drug delivery systems; wound healing systems; tissue culture systems and tissue scaffold materials; implantable sensors and other diagnostic instruments; surgical instruments; catheters and syringes.

Specialist People

Specialist Team

  • Roger Calderbank

    Roger Calderbank, Partner, Patent Attorney, Trade Mark Attorney

    Roger has a degree in physics from the University of Durham.  He has extensive experience of patent work in relation to medical devices, including work with ultrasound devices, catheters, stents and implantable stimulators. 

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  • Patrick Stoner

    Patrick Stoner, Partner, Patent Attorney

    Patrick has a degree in chemistry from the University of Cambridge.  His experience in the medical device filed includes medicine dispensers, containers and syringes, coating for implanted devices and inhalers.

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  • Nigel Hackney

    Nigel Hackney, Partner, Patent Attorney, Trade Mark Attorney

    Nigel has a degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Leeds.  He has a wide-ranging patent practice, with experience in the fields of nebulisers and drug-delivery equipment.

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  • Simon Kremer

    Simon Kremer, Partner, Patent Attorney

    Simon has a degree and PhD in biochemistry from the University of Bristol.  He has extensive experience in handling a range of patent applications for medical devices and related apparatus, including dental materials, wound-healing, tissue culture systems, and medical apparatus designed for administration of therapeutics or measurement of bio-parameters.

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  • Robert Watson

    Robert Watson, Partner, Patent Attorney

    Robert has a degree in chemistry from the University of Oxford.  He has worked on numerous patent applications relating to intraocular lenses.

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  • Matthew Naylor

    Matthew Naylor, Partner, Patent Attorney, Patent Agent Litigator

    Matthew has a degree and PhD in materials science from the University of Oxford.  He has experience in tissue scaffold materials, joint repair and drug delivery systems, in particular for ophthalmic treatment.

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  • Stephen Carter

    Stephen Carter, Partner, Patent Attorney

    Stephen has a degree and MPhil in mechanical engineering from the University of Bath, including courses in biomechanics.  He has experience across the hi-tech sector, with particular experience in medical devices and related electronics and software, including implantable sensors / stimulators, retinal implants, stents, surgical clamps and other surgical instruments, glucose sensors and video laryngoscopes.

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  • Stephen Gill

    Stephen Gill, Partner, Patent Attorney

    Stephen has a degree and PhD in materials science from the University of Cambridge.  He has particular experience of patent work in relation to medical imaging technologies.

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  • Rachel Oxley

    Rachel Oxley, Partner, Patent Attorney

    Rachel has a degree in chemistry and a PhD in polymer chemistry from the University of Durham.  She has considerable experience dealing with patenting medical device technology; the NHS is a client.  Her experience includes stents, catheters and medical pumps.

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  • Jeremy Webster

    Jeremy Webster, Partner, Patent Attorney

    Jeremy has a degree and PhD in chemistry from the University of Nottingham.  He has extensive experience across the field of medical devices, and in particular in relation to diagnostic instruments.

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  • Richard Johnson

    Richard Johnson, Partner, Patent Attorney

    Richard has a degree in physics from the University of Oxford.  A large proportion of Richard’s caseload relates to the drafting and prosecution of applications in the medical device field.  Richard acts for Creo Medical Limited, who specialise in the application of highly-controlled microwave and millimetre wave techniques in the fields of oncology and tissue sterilisation. 

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  • Simon Parry

    Simon Parry, Partner, Patent Attorney

    Simon has a degree in ship science from Southampton University, including specialisations in fluid dynamics and materials engineering.  He has extensive experience of patent work in relation to medical devices, including work with infusion systems including pumps and needleless connectors in particular, and also work with intravascular stents and equipment for their insertion.

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  • Stephen Hodsdon

    Stephen Hodsdon, Partner, Patent Agent Litigator, Patent Attorney, Trade Mark Attorney

    Stephen has a degree in experimental and theoretical physics from the University of Cambridge.  His patent work includes personal care and self-testing devices as well as dialysis.

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  • James Leach

    James Leach, Partner, Patent Attorney

    James has a degree in physics from the University of Oxford.  He has experience across a wide range of medical devices, and has particular experience in medical imaging methods, especially computer-based methods for imaging the human body and dental imaging methods.

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  • Katherine Green

    Katherine Green, Partner, Patent Attorney

    Katherine has a degree and PhD in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge.  She has experience in the medical devices field, particularly drug delivery products and ophthalmic devices.

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  • Hugh Paget

    Hugh Paget, Consulting Partner, Patent Attorney

    Hugh has a degree in chemistry from the University of Oxford.  He has experience in handling a range of medical device subject matter, including stents, dental materials, retinal implants and ophthalmic lenses.

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  • Robert Andrews

    Robert Andrews, Patent Attorney

    Robert has a degree in molecular and cellular biochemistry from the University of Oxford and a PhD in cellular biology from the University of Cambridge.  He has experience in a range of medical device types including devices for administering therapeutics, orthopaedic implants, bio-incubators and other culture systems.

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  • Emma Graham

    Emma Graham, Patent Attorney

    Emma has an MSci degree in Physics and a PhD in Nanoscale Physics from the University of Birmingham.  Her patent work covers a range of medical devices including retinal implants, stents, catheters, laryngoscopes and cryogenic storage.

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  • Elizabeth Lambert

    Elizabeth Lambert, Patent Attorney

    Elizabeth has a degree in chemistry from the University of Oxford and a PhD in chemistry from the University of Bristol.  She has experience in the medical device field, including patent work relating to medicine dispensers, implants and intraocular lenses.

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  • Matthew Smith

    Matthew Smith, Patent Attorney

    Matthew has a degree in Chemistry from the University of Oxford. His work in the field of medical devices includes particular experience relating to delivery systems such as catheters, syringes and transdermal drug delivery systems.

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