Ablett & Stebbing joins IR as the exclusive Patent Law Member in England.

International Referral, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Tom Gaunt of Ablett & Stebbing. Tom has joined IR as our exclusive Patent Law member in England.

Tom Gaunt is a Partner at Ablett & Stebbing. He has an Honours degree in Biomaterials and a Masters degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Birmingham University. On leaving university, Tom immediately specialised in intellectual property law, and started training with a firm of Patent Attorneys in Japan, before joining Ablett & Stebbing in 2003. Tom qualified as a UK and European Patent Attorney in 2007.   

Tom has a broad range of experience of patent practice across a wide range of technologies. During his Masters degree, Tom conducted research into the field of plasma surface engineering and tribology. During his time in Japan, he then developed expertise in the field of consumer electronics and semiconductor manufacture. Tom now handles patent portfolios over a range of technologies, with a particular emphasis on electronics and engineering. Tom also has an interest in patent licensing and is a member of the Licensing Executives Society.
Ablett & Stebbing is a firm of Patent, Trade Mark and Design Attorneys based in London, with a satellite office in Dundee, Scotland.  

We represent clients before:

– UK Intellectual Property Office 
– European Patent Office 
– The Office of Harmonisation for the Internal Market (OHIM) 
– World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)            
– International Patent and Trade Mark Offices through associate firms   

If you have a requirement in this area, please get in touch with Tom directly or with the International Referral head office for an introduction.