Simon's academic background gives him a good understanding of the life sciences industry.
Simon is an Associate in our Intellectual Property department in London.
His practice focuses on patent litigation, principally in the life sciences sector. He has experience of assisting in patent disputes before the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Simon has extensive experience of coordinating multi-jurisdictional patent litigation. He has also advised on matters in the energy and utilities, communications, and food and beverages sectors.
Simon holds a Master of Science degree in Chemistry (first class) from Imperial College, and a DPhil (Chemistry) from the University of Oxford, where he also worked as a post-doctoral researcher. Simon also holds an LLB (legal practice) from Oxford Brookes University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice (with distinction) from the University of Oxford.
Simon qualified in 2010, before joining us in 2014.