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.

William Ponder #


Cambridge Office

Will Ponder advises on patents and designs in most areas of physics and engineering.

Will joined Reddie & Grose in 2007 and became a partner in 2015.

Will advises clients on patents and design matters. He is proficient in most areas of physics and engineering and represents clients in a range of technologies, including medical devices, electronic cigarettes, x-ray inspection technology, MEMS device technology, smart card technology, wireless network technology, mass spectrometry and aerospace technology.

Will’s clients range from individuals through to multi-national companies, based in Cambridge, elsewhere in the UK and overseas.

His interests include running, cooking, and playing football.

Will is one of the IAM Top 1000 patent attorneys.


In addition to patent searching, drafting and prosecution worldwide, Will handles opposition and appeal hearings at the European Patent Office and at the UKIPO. He also advises on infringement and validity issues, and has experience of conducting freedom to operate searches.


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VCard CV


  • European Design Attorney (2003)
  • Chartered Patent Attorney (2003)
  • European Patent Attorney (2002)
  • Master’s in Physics, Oxford University


  • Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
  • Education & Professional Standards Committee of CIPA
  • Institute of Professional Representatives before the EPO
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