The White Chapel Building
10 Whitechapel High Street

E1 8QS


Patent star 2022

Trade mark star 2022


United Kingdom (England)

Practice areas:

Patent prosecution
Patent strategy & counseling
Trade mark strategy & counseling

Industry sectors:

Financial services
ICT & software

Patrick has over 30 years’ experience in advising clients about patents and trade marks. He joined Reddie & Grose in 1987 after a short spell with another firm and become a partner in 1990.

Patrick’s clients include a broad range of international companies and universities based in the UK and Europe, the USA and Japan. His specialities include assisting clients with invention spotting, drafting new applications, devising patent filing strategies for protection around the world, preparing infringement and validity opinions, and advising on competitor activities. He also handles trade mark matters, particularly in the financial sector.

A high point of Patrick’s career includes participation in a series of international client meetings, scheduled with the aim of developing a client’s patent portfolio and maximising enforcement and licensing opportunities. The experience continues to inform his day to day practice.

Patrick has spoken on patent and trade mark issues at numerous conferences and meetings around the world, and is a regular speaker on topics such as the protection of software and business method related inventions. He sits on the UK Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys Computer Implemented Inventions Committee.



Year Joined Firm: 1987

Education/Alumni: BSc Engineering Science, Exeter University (1984)

Network Memberships:

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)
  • Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
  • European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)
  • Fédération Internationale de Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI)
  • Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA)


Last updated: 25th January 2021