Martyn Draper

Partner

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

Martyn has particular experience in the filing and prosecution of patent and design applications worldwide for all types of mechanical subject matter. He advises on issues of portfolio management, infringement and validity and has successfully conducted a number of patent restorations. He also works on due diligence matters including freedom-to-operate opinions and preparations for funding activities.

Martyn has extensive experience in contentious matters and in High Court litigation involving entitlement, infringement, validity, amendment, added matter and threats. He has been involved in numerous high profile proceedings before the European Patent Office including pre-grant, opposition and appeal proceedings.

While Martyn advises across a wide range of industry sectors he has special focus on: power generation; carpet making machines; wellhead technology; oil/water separation; domestic combined heat and power; packaging and medical instruments.

Martyn has a BEng (Hons) Engineering from the University of Exeter.

Recent work

  • Successfully defended a European Patent Office opposition for a UK SME client in the packaging field.
  • Provided drafting services and advice for a major UK manufacturing client on a number of new products.
  • Successfully opposed a European patent on behalf of a UK SME against a major corporate.

Events

British Chemical Engineering Contractors Association and is the trade association quarterly meeting, Speakers, London, November 2016

Engineering and Designs

Engineering and Designs

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Martyn Draper

Contact me

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Phone this number +44 (0)20 7430 7500

Email this address mdraper@boult.com

My location

My location

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

Sectors and practice areas

Sectors

  • Healthcare
  • Medical devices
  • Mining
  • Packaging
  • Power generation

Practice areas

  • Carpet making machines
  • Domestic combined heat and power
  • Industrial and medical gasses
  • Wellhead technology
  • Simulated cigarettes
  • Wind turbine blades

Memberships

  • CIPA
  • EPI

Qualifications

  • Chartered UK Patent Attorney
  • European Design Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • BEng (Hons) Engineering, University of Exeter
Testimonials
Recommended in Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars Handbook, 2016
Recommended in Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars Handbook, 2015
He is incredibly quick at picking up the nub of an issue and getting right to the heart of the matter very quickly. He’s incredibly on the ball, very conscientious, and very, very eager to make sure everything is quality throughout.” Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars Handbook, 2014
Extremely professional, thorough and proactive.” (Client comment, client satisfaction survey)
Legal 500, 2013 (Recommended, Patent Agents)
…the level of service is excellent and I hope it continues in that fashion. The commitment to the personal relationship between partner and client [is something] they do very well.” (Client comment, client satisfaction survey)

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