Tim qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and is a member of Bird & Bird's Intellectual Property Group. He has a scientific background, with a first class MChem degree from Oxford University and a particular interest in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors.
Tim has extensive experience relating to the creation and exploitation of intellectual property rights including research and development, licensing and transfer of technology. He has also advised clients on intellectual property in the context of a broad range of corporate matters including complex international corporate and finance transactions and initial public offerings across a broad range of sectors.
Tim has also worked in-house on a secondment at Ernst & Young where he advised in relation to a range of general intellectual property and commercial matters including on freedom of information law, data protection issues and software licences.