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Bronze - Firms: prosecution
The British wing of the US firm Haley Guiliano boasts top-flight patent professionals. Partner and European practice head Peter Hale has been engaged in patent prosecution for over 30 years. Hale’s engineering background has made him a reliable pair of hands for communications and control systems, while experience with naval engineering, in particular, has given him a keen insight into the fields of mechanics and thermodynamics. “Roger Nash used to lead the in-house patent team at BT. He mentored, supervised and trained an exceptional raft of IP professionals while there. Every member of that team impressed with their professionalism and knowledge of technology and the IP field. Roger is a natural leader and empowers everyone under his supervision. He is most assuredly the calibre of IP professional that can be counted on to provide top-notch service and commercially precise guidance.”
Recommended - Firms: prosecution
Haley Guiliano is well equipped to solve highly sophisticated technical and legal problems for its clientele. Its practitioners take the time to understand their clients’ business objectives and industry areas, enabling the team to develop tailored strategies for patent development, protection and monetisation. Giving the outfit its name are James Haley and Joseph Guiliano. Haley is an internationally minded prosecutor who excels in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. Guiliano has more than 25 years of experience handling patent matters in an array of technical fields. Also producing excellent results is Brian Gummow. “Brian is an outstanding lawyer. He is thoughtful, strategic and excellent at dealing with patent examiners.” Next up is Karen Mangasarian. She is an adroit life sciences prosecutor with experience of managing several large international portfolios. Marrying his private practice expertise with his time-spent as in-house counsel, Gregory Lundell has a granular understanding of his client’s business needs and knows just what it takes to help them achieve their goals.