• Partner
  • Bird & Bird LLP

Tim offers an impressive skillset in the life sciences and pharmaceutical sectors, his practice covering both contentious and non-contentious IP.

Recent and significant actions Tim has advised on include acting for Dr Reddy's Laboratories (Court of Appeal, buprenorphine transdermal patches), Actavis (CJEU reference, telmisartan) and Allergan (High Court, Botox second medical use).  Tim has also represented Husqvarna, Kingston, UniPixel and Nokia on a range of high-value patent litigation.  Tim's work usually has a large international element and he regularly advises on and co-ordinates pan-European patent litigation strategies.  He also has significant experience of corporate and commercial work advising a full range of clients including investors (private equity and VC funds), Universities and SMEs on IP strategy and implementation.

Tim has a first class chemistry degree from Oxford University and has also worked in-house, on secondment at Ernst & Young.