Duncan WhiteBSc


Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney

Offices: Oxford (UK)

Languages spoken: English

Email: dwhite@marks-clerk.com

Telephone (Office): +44 1865 397900

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Duncan White

Duncan White is the Managing Partner of the Oxford office. In the course of nearly 25 years in the patent profession, he has established a well-regarded international practice, spanning the UK, USA, Japan, Israel, and Northern Europe.
Duncan specialises in the drafting and prosecution of patents in the fields of computer-implemented and software-related inventions, particularly in the consumer electronics sector. He also handles patent cases in a wide range of other industries, such as oil and gas, semiconductor manufacturing, and medical devices.
Duncan also provides filing strategy and portfolio management advice, regularly represents clients in oral proceedings at the EPO and UK IPO, evaluates standard-essential patents, conducts freedom to operate searches, and handles design registrations in the UK and overseas.

Duncan White works in the following sectors

Mechanical Engineering
Medical devices
Oil and Gas
Optical Technologies

Bold, hybrid and bioelectric: protecting ideas in the future of medicine

POSTED 15 May 2019

“What” matters in presentations of information

Distinguishing between “how”, “what” and “why” with inventive step at the EPO

POSTED 21 December 2015

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