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.

Tom Sharman



London Office

Call+44 (0)20 7242 0901


Tom Sharman develops protection strategies for innovations, designs and brands for clients ranging from start-ups to multinationals.

Tom joined Reddie & Grose in 2005 and was made a partner in 2015. He is a UK and European patent attorney and UK trade mark attorney, working in our engineering, materials and consumer products group. He handles all aspects of patent, trade mark and registered design portfolios. He has a varied client base ranging from entrepreneurs to multinationals.

Away from the office, Tom enjoys being a dad, running, light aviation and tinkering with his father’s E-type.


Tom works with clients to protect innovations and designs in the mechanical and automotive fields in key jurisdictions around the world. Current projects include a range of automotive developments including two stroke engines, transmission systems, engine bearings and conrod assemblies, as well as aircraft seats and seating configurations, heavy lifting and moving equipment and a range of consumer products.

He advises on the level of risk associated with launching new products in these crowded technical fields, on whether action can be taken to prevent the sale of competing products, and on the strength and scope of third party patents and designs.

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