Nick is a Patent Attorney working in the fields of chemistry, medical devices and mechanics.

The core of Nick’s practice is patent drafting and prosecution before the European and UK Patent Offices. He is also experienced in Oppositions and Appeals before the European Patent Office. He frequently provides freedom to operate and infringement opinions, IP due diligence and analysis of competitor’s patents.

He enjoys being engaged with the wider commercial picture, as well as the detail. This enables him to give proactive advice throughout prosecution and opposition.

He spent time based with a firm in Los Angeles during 2016/2017, which gave him some valuable insights into US practice.

Nick’s webinar on using IP rights to analyse competitors can be viewed here:

In the webinar, ‘Strategic and Tactical insights’ starts at 6.05. ‘IP landscaping’ starts at 11.59. ‘Making use of the analysis’ starts at 33.38. ‘Do the financial markets care about IP’ starts at 48.25.

  • Joined the firm 2008
  • Rated as a Rising Star by IP Stars 2018
  • Partner 2019
  • Rising Star 2019 by Managing Intellectual Property
  • Chemistry
  • Medical devices
  • Mechanical
  • Drafting & prosecution of patent applications
  • EPO Oppositions and Appeals
  • Overseas prosecution
  • Chemistry degree (MChem), Oxford University
  • European Patent Attorney
  • Chartered Patent Attorney
  • Litigation Certificate
  • UPC Representative 2023

“Nick Bennett - Named a Rising Star 2019”

IP Stars

“I am seriously impressed with this- I can’t believe how much you've picked up and written about from a few short chats with me!”

Director of Robotics Company, 2020- Nick Bennett

“Nick Bennett is great at explaining technical concepts clearly and he is very responsive.”

LEGAL 500 (PATENTS), 2023

“Nick Bennett is exceptional. He always provides a firm, up-front cost and his comprehension of different industries makes him invaluable.”

Legal 500 2024

“Nick Bennett and his firm’s expertise – both patent and trademark – and client service is unparalleled as far as I’ve seen”

US Attorney firm 2024
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