Patent, Trademark & Registered Design Attorneys

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Bill Neobard

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bill@mclaughlinip.com

Bill is a technical consultant with us. He is a Chartered UK and European Patent Attorney.

Bill obtained practical experience as a Design Engineer for a major European Electronics company before moving to the UK Patent Office (now UKIPO) where he became a Senior Patent Examiner in charge of Search and Examination of Electronics, Communications and Control subjects. He spent a period working with WIPO in Geneva, then qualifying as a European Patent Examiner and Chartered UK Patent Attorney. Until recently, Bill was a partner with a top-tier firm of UK and European patent attorneys.

Although he specialises in computer-related inventions, he has wide experience of electrical and mechanical engineering. He lectures in USA and the Far East on patent subjects, including how to overcome problems at the European Patent Office.