Prior to joining Dehns in 2003, Adam studied Engineering at the University of Cambridge, graduating with a First Class Master of Engineering degree in 2003. During his studies Adam worked for the UK Ministry of Defence where he gained experience in a wide range of defence and manufacturing industries. Adam was made a partner in 2013.
As a UK Chartered Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney, Adam handles patent and design work in a variety of engineering fields.
Adam has significant experience in Opposition and Appeal work before the EPO, and regularly represents clients during EPO hearings at first instance as well as during the Appeal procedure. He advises clients in relation to infringement and validity of their own patents and third party patent rights and is highly experienced in relation to IP portfolio reviews for due diligence processes.
Adam has many years of experience in preparing European oppositions and defending patents under opposition for companies such as RTX Group, AutoStore and OceanSaver. He is also the primary attorney for EP Oppositions for the multinational, Carrier Corporation.
In addition to patent work, his practice extends to the registration and enforcement of UK and European Community Registered Designs and related unregistered rights.