Oliver Rutt

Partner

Oliver is a Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney in the Chemical and Materials Group.

He has experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, patent portfolio management, providing advice regarding infringement and freedom-to-operate, as well as in contentious proceedings including oppositions and appeals.

Before entering the profession Oliver conducted academic research in the areas of solid state chemistry and lithium-ion battery technology. During his research, he gained practical experience of the synthesis and characterisation of non-oxide anion and mixed-anion solid compounds, including the use of techniques such as diffraction and NMR. He has co-authored a number of scientific journal publications.

Oliver has an MChem and a DPhil (Inorganic Chemistry) from the University of Oxford.

Recent work

  • Drafted and prosecuted a significant number of patent applications for a US company in the semiconductor industry.
  • Successfully defended a client's coatings-related patents against European Patent Office oppositions.

Publications

Events

‘Patents – the basics’, Royal Society of Chemistry, Speaker, London, May 2016

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Oliver Rutt

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Phone this number +44 (0)20 7430 7500

Email this address orutt@boult.com

My location

My location

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

Sectors and practice areas

Sectors

  • Energy and resources
  • Food and beverage
  • Healthcare
  • Nanotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical

Practice areas

  • Alloys, ceramics and glasses
  • Biomaterials
  • Catalysts
  • Chemical engineering
  • Electrochemistry and battery technology
  • Environmental chemistry and green technology
  • Fuel cells
  • Polymers
  • Semiconductor and electronic materials
  • Waste treatment and waste processing

Memberships

  • CIPA
  • EPI
  • Royal Society of Chemistry: Publicity Chair of the RSC Law Group

Qualifications

  • Chartered UK Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • DPhil Inorganic Chemistry, University of Oxford
  • MChem Chemistry, University of Oxford

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