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.

Julie Richardson #


London Office

Julie Richardson specialises in European patent prosecution for US originating inventions in the electronic engineering sector.

Julie joined Reddie & Grose in 1996 and became a partner in 2005.

Julie’s patent practice covers a wide range of technologies within the electrical and electronic engineering field with a particular focus on signal processing and electronics. She has extensive experience of image and data processing systems, communication systems, radar systems, semiconductor fabrication, and computer implemented inventions at the business method/software interface. Before joining the firm, Julie briefly worked as an engineer at the UK Ministry of Defence.

Julie’s particular expertise lies in assisting her US clients navigate through the European patent process. She routinely prepares proposals to address key European patent practice issues such as added subject-matter, clarity and addressing obviousness issues via the EPO objective problem/solution approach. Other aspects of her practice include drafting UK and EPO patent applications for her clients, advising on written submissions prior to oral proceedings at the EPO and handling EPO opposition and appeal proceedings.

In her spare time, Julie’s interests include walking in the Lake District fells with her family, gardening and supporting a childrens’ Judo club. She would love to find more time to read.


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VCard CV


  • European Patent Attorney (2000)
  • Chartered Patent Attorney (2001)
  • PhD: System Identification using higher order statistical signal processing with radar and sonar applications (1993-1996)
  • 1st class Hons, BSc Engineering Durham University (1989-1992)


  • Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
  • Institute of Engineering and Technology
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