James Short

Partner

James, Partner, is a Chartered Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney and European Design Attorney in the Engineering and Designs Group.

His practice focuses on drafting and prosecuting patent applications for a wide range of subject-matters, particularly within the aerospace and automotive industries, from simple mechanical devices to complex systems involving mechanical, electrical and software components. James is regularly involved in oppositions before the European Patent Office and has experience of prosecuting computer implemented inventions on the boundary of inherent patentability. James also has experience of obtaining design registrations.

James has a PhD in Biometrics from the University of Surrey, a MEng (Oxon) Engineering Science from the University of Oxford and a postgraduate certificate in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary University of London.

Recent work

  • Successfully defended a patent, on behalf of a major aerospace client, overcoming negative preliminary opinion.
  • Worked with a company focusing on seismic acquisition technologies and techniques to successfully defend two patents in opposition proceedings against a competitor.

Publications

Events

IQPC Oil and Gas Summit, Attending, January 2017

3D Printing – Interactive Panel Discussion, Attending, London, November 2016

Engineering and Designs

Engineering and Designs

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James Short

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Phone this number +44 (0)20 7430 7500

Email this address jshort@boult.com

My location

My location

Verulam Gardens
70 Gray's Inn Road
London
WC1X 8BT

Sectors and practice areas

Sectors

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Computer security
  • Marine
  • Oil technology

Practice areas

  • Batteries
  • Bearings
  • Computer monitor supports
  • Flight control systems
  • Gas cylinders
  • Hybrid vehicles
  • Identity authentication software
  • Marine seismic survey equipment
  • Office furniture
  • Speed cameras
  • Threaded pipe connections

Memberships

  • CIPA
  • EPI

Qualifications

  • Chartered UK Patent Attorney
  • European Design Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • PhD Face Recognition, University of Surrey
  • MEng (Oxon) Engineering Science, University of Oxford

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