Nick Reeve #
Nick Reeve is a fluent Japanese speaker specialising in patents in the electronics sector.
Nick joined Reddie & Grose in 1999 was made a partner in 2005. Nick primarily handles patent applications relating to electronics, electrical devices and computer implemented inventions.
Nick has particular expertise drafting and prosecuting applications relating to sensing and control devices, semiconductor technology and power amplifiers. He has an in-depth knowledge of the patentability and enforcement issues surrounding digital media and telecommunication technologies, and software and business method inventions.
Nick routinely advises clients on patent searching and due diligence matters, as well as infringement and validity issues posed by third party patents.
Nick is a fluent Japanese speaker and before joining the firm spent a year in the Nagasaki prefecture of Japan. On returning to London, he continued his language education and has twice participated in the finals of the Sir Peter Parker Awards for Spoken Business Japanese.
In the office, he acts as client liaison with the firm’s Japanese clients, and gives lectures on Japanese Patent Law at Queen Mary University. He has also lectured and written a number of related publications on the patentability of software and business methods in the UK and Europe.
Nick enjoys music by Bob Dylan, and books by John Irving and Haruki Murakami.
Nick is one of the IAM Top 1000 patent attorneys. IAM say that Reddie & Grose “is particularly prominent in the electronics and software field and is hailed for its client-focused approach. This is embodied by Nick Reeve, a “highly personable, friendly and collaborative” electronics expert who knows his way around the Japanese market and is fluent in Japanese.”