Tim is a partner based in our London and Cambridge offices. Tim’s practice is predominantly in the chemical area with patent work across a wide range of technologies. This includes pharmaceutical subject-matter such as small molecule and peptide work as well as general organic and inorganic chemistry and a wide range of polymers. He also has experience in the biotech area, particularly of cases on novel proteins, expression systems and cell culture.
Tim has prosecuted many patent applications around the world. He has considerable experience in securing, defending and opposing patents before the European Patent Office. Tim has represented major clients at oral proceedings before the EPO on numerous occasions, including acting for the applicant before the Enlarged Board of Appeal on case G2/06 relating to the patentability of human embryonic stem cells.
Tim’s clients are primarily located in the UK, USA and Japan. He visits his clients in Japan and the USA regularly.
Tim is a long-term resident of the Cambridge area and now divides his time between the London and Cambridge offices. Tim joined J A Kemp in 1988 and became a partner in 1998.
University of Cambridge, Masters Degree in Natural Science (Chemistry); University of Cambridge, PhD in Organometallic Chemistry
European Patent Attorney; UK Chartered Patent Attorney
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA); Member of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI); Member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)