Andrew deals with drafting and prosecuting patent applications at the EPO and UKIPO, as well as global patent portfolio management, Freedom-to-Operate (FTO) work and advising on global patent filing strategies. He works in the engineering and electronics fields, with a focus on medical device technologies.
Andrew has spent time working as a patent attorney in Singapore, where he specialised in providing advice on obtaining patent protection throughout South-East Asia, China and the Indian sub-continent. He has also worked in Canada, developing an expertise in obtaining patent protection in North America.
Areas of Expertise
- Mechanical engineering
- Oil and gas
- Renewable energy
- Electronics and electronic engineering
Andrew has broad experience working directly with a range of companies in the UK and overseas, ranging from start-ups to multinationals.
He has a first class Master’s degree in Engineering (MEng – Electronics) from Cardiff University. He began his patent career in-house with Rolls Royce and qualified as a Chartered Patent Attorney and European Attorney in 2010, and as a Singapore Patent Attorney in 2012. He joined Mewburn Ellis LLP as a partner in 2018.
Andrew has been recognised as a 'key lawyer' in the 2021-2023 editions of The Legal 500.