Jason Boakes

Jason Boakes, Partner

Qualifications

  • BSc (Physics); MPhil
  • Dip Law (College of Law)
  • Chartered Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Designs Attorney
  • European Trade Mark Attorney

Background

Jason has practised in the field of Intellectual Property since 1994, working primarily in the advanced engineering, electronics and ICT sectors.

After starting his career as a patent attorney at a respected London-based firm, Jason later became a partner in a large firm of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys where he became the Head of the Engineering and Nanotechnology Groups. Jason co-founded Secerna LLP in May 2011. He advises highly innovative companies including many global corporations on how best to protect their Intellectual Assets and mitigate competitor threat.

Specialist Sectors

  • Telecommunications
  • Wireless Connectivity
  • Electro-mechanical Devices
  • Medical Devices
  • Oil and Gas Products and Services
  • Automotive Engineering

Areas of special expertise

  • Patent enforcement and defence worldwide
  • Litigation support relating to validity of third party patents, infringement advice and product adaptation
  • IP portfolio management including filing strategies, competitor analysis and patent landscaping
  • Oppositions and Appeals at the European Patent Office (EPO)