Tim HargreavesBSc, PhD

Partner

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

Download vCard

linkedin

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 experience of building patent portfolios in the areas of wireless communication, video content distribution and data compression, and has worked on variety of contentious and non-contentious matters in these areas. Tim also has significant experience of building and prosecuting large patent portfolios across a range of medical device and medical imaging areas.

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

Manufacturing
Aeronautical Engineering
Electronics
Cleantech
Defence
IT/Software
Materials
Mechanical Engineering
Medical devices
Oil and Gas
Optical Technologies
Semiconductors
Telecommunications
.
Articles

Gaming innovators must ensure their iIP is protected

POSTED 6 February 2019
.
The Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court in Europe
Reports

The Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court in Europe

POSTED 24 March 2017

You may also be interested in...

.
Small business going international
Article

Small business going international

Obtaining robust IP protection in new markets

.
Longitude Report 2018
Reports

Longitude Report 2018

POSTED 15 October 2018

Find the right person

Find the office that suits you

Click here to view our offices

>