Tim HargreavesBSc, PhD


Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney

Offices: Edinburgh (UK), Glasgow (UK)

Languages spoken: English, Français (French)

Email: thargreaves@marks-clerk.com

Telephone (Office): +44 131 221 7000

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Tim Hargreaves

Tim is a Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney and works in the fields of electronics, physics, engineering and computer-related inventions.

He has worked with many different clients ranging from large multinationals to SMEs, Universities and start-ups. Tim has experience of many areas of patent practice, including large scale, cross-border due diligence and product clearance projects, and he has represented clients in both examination and opposition hearings before the European Patent Office.

Tim has worked on a wide range of technologies, with particular experience in computer-related inventions, medical devices, medical imaging, signal processing, photonics, solid state physics, semiconductors, networking and communication technologies, aircraft systems, oil and gas-related technologies, and financial systems including ATMs and payment card systems.

Tim has previously worked in both the London and Paris offices of Marks & Clerk. 

He is mentioned in Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars, which says Tim is “recommended for software patent work”.

Tim graduated from Nottingham University with a first class honours degree in physics before obtaining a doctorate from Sussex University for research in low temperature physics. He then undertook post-doctoral research at the Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique in Grenoble, France studying strongly correlated electronic systems, including heavy fermions and high temperature superconductors.

Tim Hargreaves works in the following sectors

Aeronautical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Medical devices
Oil and Gas
Optical Technologies

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