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.

Steve Howe #


Partner

London Office

Steve Howe prosecutes patent applications relating to electrical and mechanical inventions.

Steve Howe joined Reddie & Grose in November 2007 having previously been a partner in the Lloyd Wise group. Steve has considerable expertise in a wide range of mechanical and electrical subject matters, especially in relation to telecommunications, video and still image processing, satellite positioning systems, speech encoding and flash memory devices.

Steve’s practice focuses on the prosecution of patent applications before the UK and European Patent Office, where he has developed a wealth of experience handling cases relating to complex technologies and excluded subject-matter.

Steve has an excellent track record of representing clients at hearings, and has considerable experience of hearings at the UK Intellectual Property Office and at Oral Proceedings before the European Patent Office, including revocation actions in the UK, and Oppositions at the European Patent Office.

Steve also has experience in the area of computer implemented inventions and network control and has handled applications relating to coatings for glass substrates, microfluidic devices, stents and other medical devices.

He also advises in connection with designs and trade mark applications before the UKIPO and EUIPO.

Outside work, Steve’s interests include photography, flying radio controlled model aircraft and riding his Triumph Bonneville motorbike. Steve is also a keen magician and is a member of The Magic Circle.

Contact

Call +44 (0)20 7539 4449
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Qualifications

  • European Design Attorney (2002)
  • European Trade Mark Attorney (1997)
  • European Patent Attorney (1995)
  • Chartered Patent Attorney (1994)
  • BSc Electronics & Law, Keele (1990)

Memberships

  • Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
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