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Nicholas Ferrar


Patent Attorney

Adamson Jones IP Ltd - Business Development Director


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Nic Ferrar holds a Masters of Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Leeds. After graduating, Nic took a commercial role within the engineering software industry, which involved managing accounts in the automotive, aerospace and marine industries. Nic joined the patent profession in 2003, working for a London-based private practice. Since that time Nic has also gained experience in industry, at Rolls-Royce plc, where he both handled a patent prosecution caseload and advised the business on commercial Intellectual Property matters. Nic qualified as a Patent Attorney in 2007 and has handled a wide variety of technical subject matter across a number of engineering disciplines, including aerospace, manufacturing, power and HVAC, as well as more general consumer goods. Nic also maintains a strong interest in IP protection for software-related innovations and has successfully prosecuted a number of patent applications in fields including design, analysis, control, diagnostics and health monitoring. Nic is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys and a member of the Institute’s Computer Technology Committee, and a Member of the European Patents Institute.

Nic is recommended in the Legal 500 UK 2017, 2019, 2020 and 2021 PATMA: Patent Attorneys rankings.

"Nicholas Ferrar is super. He is practical, really interested in the nuts and bolts of the patents themselves, and has great experience both in house and in private practice. His team is really efficient and responsive and has made my job a lot easier by providing much-needed clarity."

Legal 500 UK 2021

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