Marks & Clerk enhances patent offering in Birmingham office with appointment of Senior Associate

15 February 2018

Marks & Clerk (MedilinkWM member), the UK’s largest Patent and Trade Mark Attorney firm, has boosted its team in Birmingham with the appointment of Dr. Andrew Hartley, Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney as a Senior Associate.

Andrew brings more than 12 years’ experience in patent practice to M&C, having represented clients in sectors including electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering. He also has experience in the automotive, aerospace, semiconductor fabrication, micro-engineering, software, and medical device sectors.

Dr Stephen Blake, Managing Partner at Marks & Clerk’s Birmingham office said:
“Bringing Andrew on board further strengthens Marks & Clerk’s proposition in Birmingham and the West Midlands, an increasingly important region in driving the UK economy. Andrew brings a wealth of experience across some key sectors, and will significantly enhance the level of service and expertise we can offer our clients.”

Dr Andrew Hartley, Senior Associate at Marks & Clerk said: “I’ve been really fortunate to have spent the last few years working in-house working with some great technology and protecting world class products.

I’m now looking forward to applying the knowledge and experience I’ve gained to some of the challenges facing some of Marks & Clerk’s great client list. The Birmingham office has a key role to play in supporting innovators and businesses across the West Midlands and, with the regional economy undergoing something of a renaissance at present, now is a great time to be coming on-board.”