Gregory Lees

Associate
Gregory Lees

Background

Gregory joined the firm in 2010 after graduating from the University of Oxford with a First-class Honours degree in Engineering Science. He has studied a broad range of disciplines including mechanical, electrical, structural and fluid engineering.

During his final year at Oxford Gregory worked with the Oxford Institute of Biomedical Engineering as part of a team developing a collapsible cerebral stent for the treatment of brain aneurisms.

 

Type of clients and client work

Gregory has experience in drafting patents in a variety of fields, prosecuting such applications to grant before the UK and European Patent Offices, and handling international patent portfolios. He also files registered designs in the UK and Europe, as well as providing strategic advice regarding the infringement and validity of patents and designs.

 

Expertise

Gregory handles patent work principally in the fields of engineering and software, including data processing, biometric analysis, medical devices, aerospace and automotive engineering, telecommunications, and refrigeration.

 

Qualifications and Memberships

  • UK Chartered Patent Attorney, 2014
  • European Patent Attorney, 2014
  • Certificate in IP Law, Brunel University, 2011
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
  • European Patent Institute

 

Higher Education

MEng (First Class), University of Oxford, Engineering Science, 2010

 

Other

Gregory has been nominated by his peers as one of the world’s leading patent practitioners in Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2016.