Robin is the Chairman of Marks & Clerk International, a Partner of the firm and a Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney. As International Chairman, he oversees the strategic development of the worldwide business, working with the International Board and partners in all offices.
Robin has experience in drafting and prosecution of worldwide patent portfolios, especially European, British, US and Australian, but working with partners worldwide in most countries of the world. He works with many types of client to deliver solutions that are commercially focussed, useful and relevant to them, from entrepreneurs and growing companies, through to multinational and global corporations.
Robin is experienced with, and enjoys handling, contentious procedures including Opposition and Appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office and has experience with court proceedings in the UK. He regularly travels to Japan and the Far East.
Technologies he has worked with include: automotive, tires, LCD display technologies, mechanical and civil engineering, power generation, cryptography, medical implants and beverage industry. He has a particular interest in automotive and tire technologies, as well as general mechanical and engineering technologies.
Robin graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge with Honours and Masters degrees in Natural Sciences, specialising in Physics, but also including Chemistry, Mathematics and Physiology.