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.

Patrick Lloyd #


Partner - London Office

Patrick Lloyd handles patents in the electrical and electronics fields, as well as trade marks.

Patrick has over 30 years’ experience in advising clients about patents and trade marks. He joined Reddie & Grose in 1987 after a short spell with another firm and become a partner in 1990.

Patrick’s clients include a broad range of international companies and universities based in the UK and Europe, the USA and Japan. His specialities include assisting clients with invention spotting, drafting new applications, devising patent filing strategies for protection around the world, preparing infringement and validity opinions, and advising on competitor activities. He also handles trade mark matters, particularly in the financial sector.

A high point of Patrick’s career includes participation in a series of international client meetings, scheduled with the aim of developing a client’s patent portfolio and maximising enforcement and licensing opportunities. The experience continues to inform his day to day practice.

Patrick has spoken on patent and trade mark issues at numerous conferences and meetings around the world, and is a regular speaker on topics such as the protection of software and business method related inventions. He sits on the UK Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys Computer Implemented Inventions Committee.

Managing Intellectual Property lists Patrick as one of its IP Stars:
The “responsive” team impresses clients and peers. “They provide very practical and cost-effective advice” says one client. “Patrick Lloyd is the most impressive.”

When not in the office, Patrick plays the saxophone and oboe, and enjoys cricket and jazz.

Patrick’s patent practice is mainly in the electrical and electronics fields, with a particular focus on electronic trading systems, computer implemented inventions and telecommunications. His background in Engineering Science also allows him to bring a deep understanding to patent applications in the areas of power systems, semiconductors, manufacturing technology, wind turbines and cleantech inventions.

Patrick has wide experience of all aspect of trade mark practice including the selection and clearance of new marks, worldwide registration, oppositions and dispute resolution.

Contact

Call +44 (0)20 7539 4425
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Qualifications

  • BSc Engineering Science, Exeter University (1984)
  • Chartered Patent Attorney (1988)
  • European Patent Attorney (1989)
  • Chartered Trade Mark Attorney (1990)
  • European Trade Mark Attorney (1996)
  • European Design Attorney (1996)

Memberships

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)
  • Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
  • European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)
  • Fédération Internationale de Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI)
  • Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA)
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