Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson
Richard is in our electronics, computing & physics and engineering patent teams with experience in a wide range of industry sectors including electronics & electronic engineering, Medtech, semiconductors, structural & mechanical engineering, telecommunications, nanotech, consumer products & Cleantech. Richard is also a member of our design team having experience in obtaining Registered Community Designs. He deals with patent prosecution at the European Patent Office and UK Intellectual Property Office, and the development and management of patent portfolios for clients in the UK and abroad. He is experienced in original drafting work focused particularly on control electronics in medical devices, semiconductor metrology techniques and optical sensors. Richard is particularly knowledgeable about the patentability of software and business-related inventions at both the European Patent Office and the UK Intellectual Property Office. He is member of the International Liaison Committee of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) and the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), and is a regular visitor to the both China and the US.

Recent Posts

ECJ Provides Clarity on the Application of Article 8(1) of the Community Design Regulation

Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson
26 Apr 2018

Europe’s highest court, the European Court of Justice (ECJ), recently handed down a decision in case C-395/16 on the application of Article 8(1) of the .