Services

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.

Sectors

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.

Gavin Dundas #


Associate

Cambridge Office

Gavin Dundas handles patent work in the physics, engineering, materials and consumer products fields.

Gavin joined Reddie & Grose in 2013 having graduated from the University of St Andrews with a Master’s degree in Chemistry and Physics. Gavin qualified as a European Patent Attorney and UK Patent Attorney in 2017, and was awarded the Strode Prize for the highest mark in the Advanced IP Law and Practice (FD1/P2) UK qualifying examination 2016.

Gavin handles patent work in the physics, engineering, materials and consumer products fields. He is regularly involved in drafting, filing and prosecuting UK, European, and international (PCT) patent applications in technical areas including electrochemistry, medical equipment and semiconductor devices. Gavin also has experience in patent searching and preparing infringement, patentability and freedom to operate opinions.

Gavin’s background includes physical and inorganic chemistry, as well as physics and materials science. Gavin also developed an interest in environmental chemistry through internships at UNESP University in Brazil, where he carried out research on arsenic speciation, and at the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina, where he carried out research on absorption of arsenic by plants. He completed his Master’s thesis on the development of novel materials for fuel cell electrodes.

Gavin speaks Brazilian Portuguese.

In his free time, Gavin’s interests include golf, tennis and squash. He also plays the bagpipes.

Contact

Call +44 (0)1223 360 350
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Qualifications

  • European Patent Attorney (2017)
  • UK Patent Attorney (2017)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary College, University of London (2015)
  • MSci Chemistry & Physics (First Class), University of St Andrews

Memberships

  • Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
  • Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)
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