Mark Bell obtained his BEng (Hons) in Electronic and Electrical Engineering with Associateship of the University of Surrey (UK) and also certificate in IP Law from Queen Mary College, University of London.
Mark has focused on intellectual property since completing his technical degree in 1998, since when he has gained experience in each of the main axes of IP activity. He has in particular worked as a patent examiner, in private practice in Munich and London, and as leader of the IBM France Patent team. In his most recent role as Senior IP Strategist in the IBM IP Management Solutions team, he advised IBM clients to optimise their ability to capture, manage and monetize intellectual property arising from their innovations. During this period Mark also contributed as inventor to a number of IBM Patent applications.
Thus in addition to the standard set of skills expected of a trade mark and patent attorney, Mark has developed advanced skills in:
European Patent Attorney, Registered (UK) Patent and Trademark Attorney, Industrial Property Attorney (FR)
Certificate in IP Law from Queen Mary College, University of London
BEng (Hons) in Electronic and Electrical Engineering with Associateship of the University of Surrey (UK)