Our services are centred around intellectual property that can be registered. We protect innovation, design, and branding across all sectors of industry, and at all stages in the supply chain.

For each IP right we offer services covering strategic advice, pre-registration searches, registrations and renewals, oppositions and dispute resolution. We handle work throughout the world, working with local colleagues in over 100 countries.


Our attorneys specialise in one or more sectors of industry, which enables them to provide quality advice with a commercial focus.

Our patent specialists have detailed understanding of the background technology, which ensures that your patent applications are prepared with the correct scope, reducing the likelihood of challenges from third parties and objections from the patent office.

They also advise whether other forms of protection would be more appropriate. Our brand specialists work with brand managers for leading brands and their advice is commercially focussed making sure that you get the best value from your budget.

Aidan Robson #

Partner 1993 - 2020

London Office

Aidan Robson handles patents in the electrical, electronic and software sectors and advises a range of trade mark clients.

Aidan has been with Reddie & Grose since 1987 and became a partner in 1993.

Aidan handles patent and trade mark matters for a range of UK and international clients. His patent clients include those in the fields of computer graphics, laser systems, microprocessor systems, integrated circuits, telecommunication systems, automotive electronics, consumer electronics, mobile telephony, and medical devices. He handles prosecution and opposition matters and regularly represents clients at hearings before the Technical and Appeal Boards of the EPO. He also advises clients on infringement and validity issues, and on due diligence reviews of patent portfolios. His trade mark practice involves advising clients on new marks, obtaining local and international protection for these, as well as handling opposition, revocation and validity issues.

Aidan regularly travels to both North America and Asia, to meet with clients and to represent Reddie & Grose at international conferences. He attends conferences of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), and the International Trade Mark Association (INTA), and is a member of the L’Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI). He is a member of the International Liason Committee of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys and has been on delegations to meet with professional institutes from a number of countries, including USA, Japan, Korea and Taiwan.

He was a non-executive director of Computer Patent Annuities from 2000 to 2009.

Outside work, Aidan enjoys cycling, skiing and walking, and has an interest in wine.


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VCard CV


  • Chartered Patent Attorney (1992)
  • European Patent Attorney (1991)
  • Chartered Trade Mark Attorney (1993)
  • European Trade Mark Attorney (1996)
  • European Design Attorney (1996)
  • Master of Science in hypersonic aerodynamics, Oxford University
  • Degree in electrical and electronic engineering, Newcastle Polytechnic


  • Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)
  • Chartered Institute of Patent Agents (CIPA)
  • Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA)
  • Licensing Executives Society (LES)
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