IP firm strengthens with new Partner appointment

Major European patent and trade mark attorney firm, Haseltine Lake, announces another new appointment to its Bristol office – Matthew Howell, a UK and European Patent Attorney and Patent Attorney Litigator, has joined the firm this month as a Partner.

The third new attorney in two months, Matthew joins Haseltine Lake specialising in the electronics, telecommunications and computing fields. With a Masters in Electronic Engineering with French, he qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2008 and as a Patent Attorney Litigator in 2014. His experience spans a variety of major international companies, SMEs and universities, as well as assisting start-ups in developing effective IP strategies.

Matthew has expertise in drafting and prosecuting applications for electronics and telecommunications technologies such as amplifiers, signal location and identification, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. His experience also encompasses topics such as user interfaces, video processing, operating systems and memory systems.

He comments, “Haseltine Lake’s commitment to delivering brilliant client service really resonated with me, as that‘s something I always strive for in my work. I’m excited to have joined a really strong team with great clients and am looking forward to further developing my skills as well as helping the firm continue to grow and deliver outstanding client service.”

Chief Executive of Haseltine Lake, Lesley Evans, adds, “Having highly experienced attorneys is essential to the continued success of the firm. We are confident our clients will benefit from Matthew’s wealth of relevant knowledge in helping to create robust protection for their innovations and technologies.”

Haseltine Lake announced an additional two new appointments just last month, as well as the opening of its new Glasgow office, bringing its total number of offices to five within Europe and a headcount of more than 150.

For more information about Haseltine Lake, please visit: www.haseltinelake.com.