James Plunkett


Senior Associate | UPC Representative

London (UK)

About James

James is a Senior Associate in our Engineering and Environment team. He is experienced in drafting European patents, granting patents, opposition work and drafting opinions on freedom of operation. James has previous experience in the industry and has worked closely with in-house patent teams of large multinational companies. This experience enables him to provide commercially relevant advice at all stages of the patent lifecycle – from early-stage invention exploitation to dealing with granted patents as an asset and enforceable right.

Prior to starting his career as a patent attorney in 2014, James completed an MEng degree in Automotive Engineering at the University of Bath. He also has experience in mechanical design and research. He first worked in a technical support role for a fuel cell manufacturer and later on a project to improve boiler efficiency in large industrial plants.

James is able to support customers working across a range of engineering disciplines, but has particular experience in automotive, aerospace, medical devices, and FMCG manufacturing and packaging. He is a qualified UK and European patent attorney.

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