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IP Law Summer School
Monday 12 - Friday 16 August 2024
Downing CollegeCambridge, UK

Sean Leach
Partner at Mathys & Squire LLP


Sean is an expert in EPO Opposition proceedings, patents and IP strategy. Sean also advises his clients on commercial collaboration and joint development of technologies, including IP licences and IP agreements. He has successfully represented SME clients in licence negotiations with Tier 1 automotive manufacturers and OEMs.

His principal areas of technical expertise are electronics, medical devices, and software. He qualified as a Chartered patent attorney in 2010 and a European patent attorney in 2011. Recognised by The Legal 500 for his knowledge of patent portfolio management and advice, Sean is commended by one source for being “technically brilliant” and that “even R&D folks, who are PhDs in their specialist areas, have commended his grasp of new technologies” (2020 edition).

Agenda Sessions

  • EPO drafting & defence