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.

Nick Reeve



London Office / Munich Office

Call+44 (0)20 7242 0901


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 2021 and is in Who’s Who Legal’s list of Global Leaders in the field of patents for 2021.

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