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Clint Smallman

Patent and Registered Design Attorney - Partner

I am a qualified European and U.K. Patent Attorney, and U.K. Higher Courts Intellectual Property Litigator. I have scientific background in Applied Mathematics and Physics to PhD level and have an MBA degree.


I previously worked at Element Six, part of the De Beers group. I carried out industrial R&D, and held managerial, corporate development and strategic planning roles.
I specialise in physical chemistry, engineering, high-tech devices and inorganic materials. Have particular interest in quantum mechanical devices.

I have considerable experience in IP portfolio strategy and evaluation, competitor IP environment analysis, infringement and validity assessment, "clearing the path" for new products; due diligence, drafting and prosecuting patent applications; also IP training for managers and technical experts.

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