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Mark Milhench











Mark Milhench

Mark has almost twenty years' experience of intellectual property protection and exploitation, and in that time he has worked for several of the top London IP firms as well as US law firms.

Mark works to provide his clients with broad and commercially valuable protection for their inventions. Mark is used to dealing in writing with the UK and European patent offices, and has conducted several oral Opposition and Appeal hearings (as opponent and proprietor) before the European Patent Office. Mark also has considerable experience obtaining patent and design protection in jurisdictions outside of the EU, in particular in China and the USA.

While Mark's experience has been gained exclusively as a private-practice attorney, he is aware of and fully considers the commercial realities facing his clients. Mark has particular experience dealing with small start-up companies venturing into the IP world for the first time, and regularly gives talks and presentations to groups of start-up companies who have often had little or no experience of the intellectual property system.

Mark holds a Physics degree, a postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law and is qualified as a Registered Patent Agent, a European Patent Attorney, and a European Design Attorney. Mark runs tutorials for students of the Chartered Institute taking the advanced drafting examination.