David RobinsonBSc, MSc, PhD


Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney

Offices: Manchester (UK)

Languages spoken: English

Email: drobinson@marks-clerk.com

Telephone (Office): +44 161 233 5800

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David Robinson

David, now managing partner of our Manchester office, specialises in patent matters relating to computer software, computer hardware and business methods. David’s practice includes managing patent portfolios of leading multinational software companies, as well as working for universities and SMEs.

David has experience of drafting and prosecuting patent applications throughout the world, and has also advised clients on infringement and validity matters. David also has considerable expertise in advising in connection with the inherent patentability of computer implemented inventions in different jurisdictions around the world.

David has particular experience of patent matters relating to various aspects of computer science including data storage systems, computer implemented mathematical methods, image analysis including methods for analysing circuit boards and medical image processing, data analysis, communications protocols, computer graphics.

David graduated from The University of Manchester with a degree in Computer Science and Maths. He went on to obtain a Masters degree in Mathematical Logic and the Theory of Computation. He then completed a Ph.D in automated reasoning before joining Marks & Clerk. He also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law.

David Robinson works in the following sectors

Mechanical Engineering
Medical devices
Oil and Gas

EPO report shows why the future is patent pending

POSTED 10 April 2019

The Carrot and the Stick

Every company wants to attract investors and deter competitors. David Robinson explains how a good intellectual property strategy can do just that

POSTED 7 February 2018

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