Peter Hale

Partner at Haley Guiliano LLP

Peter Hale has experience of a combination of prosecution, litigation, licensing and portfolio management that is unusual in its breadth and diversity. The thing that gets him out of bed in the morning is that no two jobs are the same. Mr Hale’s technical specialisations are in communications and control systems. Having a naval engineering background enables him to practice equally well in the fields of mechanics and thermodynamics. Mr Hale has particular experience of large patent portfolio strategic management, contentious patent proceedings in the UK courts and at the EPO where his range and depth of experience at opposition and appeal stages is second to none. He also advises clients on enforcing their patent rights and licensing negotiations. His specialism is in properly managed filing programmes for multinational companies and many smaller clients for whom intellectual property is a key aspect of the company value. The collaborative relationships Mr Hale builds with his clients around the world have delivered creative and informed patent strategies in some challenging commercial environments, in which patents are a vital commercial tool. The direct commercial implications of his clients’ patent needs means that Mr Hale’s opposition and appeal work at the EPO has often been globally coordinated with concurrent patent litigation.

Professional associations

  • CIPA
  • epi

Firm details

Haley Guiliano LLP
Central Court
25 Southampton Buildings
London WC2A 1AL
United Kingdom

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