Julian AsquithMA


Chartered (UK), European and Registered (AU) Patent Attorney

Offices: Oxford (UK)

Languages spoken: English, Français (French)

Email: jasquith@marks-clerk.com

Telephone (Office): +44 1865 397900

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Julian Asquith

Julian is a Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney with over 25 years' experience working in intellectual property. He has experience in a wide range of fields including electronics, optics, computer hardware and software, semiconductors, oil and gas, telecommunications, medical devices, mechanical engineering, and microwave technology. He has represented some of the world's largest companies, and has experience of oral proceedings at the European Patent Office in patent prosecution, oppositions and appeals.

Julian graduated from the University of Oxford with an honours degree in Physics, specialising in solid-state physics and nuclear and particle physics. After working in the defence industry, Julian qualified in the UK as a CPA and EPA. He then spent four years working for a major patent attorney firm in Sydney, Australia, where he qualified as an Australian Patent Attorney, and also studied computer hardware and communications engineering at the University of Technology, Sydney. On returning to the UK, Julian became a partner of the firm in 1997, and later served on the board of Marks & Clerk International.
Julian was elected a member of the Council of the European Patent Institute (epi) in 2017 and has served as a member of the Council of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA). In 2017 Julian was elected as a member of the ICT group of the epi European Patent Practice Committee and is a member of the CIPA Computer Technology Committee. He has published articles in both the CIPA Journal and epi-Information, being the publications of the institutes for Patent Attorneys in the UK and before the European Patent Office (EPO).

Julian is listed in Legal 500 as "highly recommended".

Julian Asquith works in the following sectors

Mechanical Engineering
Medical devices
Oil and Gas
Optical Technologies

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