Overview:

Gideon is a patent attorney who specialises in drafting and prosecuting UK, European and overseas patent applications in a variety of complex biotechnological fields including immunology, cancer, molecular biology, biomarkers, genetics, gene therapy, diagnostics and vaccines.

He also works with clients in relation to freedom-to-operate, validity and infringement opinions; providing advice on patent portfolio management; and providing patentability assessments.

Experience:

  • Successfully challenged an allowed European patent application using third party observations
  • Worked as a postdoctoral research associate in the field of arthritis and published a research paper relating to “IL-10-mediated inhibition of TNFα produced by T-cell-activated macrophages”
  • Awarded an MRC/Pfizer case studentship for PhD research proposal
  • Awarded a Herchel-Smith Scholarship by Queen Mary University for an MSc in the management of intellectual property

Testimonial:

“I had the pleasure of working with Gideon as European Patent counsel for many of my clients in the chemical, oil and gas fields. He is an excellent communicator, who continuously demonstrated a high level of understanding of my clients innovations, impressing me with his attention to detail. Simply put, Gideon worked tirelessly to advocate on my clients behalf with the EPO, providing excellent, long-range strategies and thoughtful commentary in view of various responses from the EPO.”

Sparkle Ellison, Partner, Boulware & Valoir.