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Stuart Latham BEng, CPA, EPA


Stuart is a patent attorney in our Electronics, Computing & Physics group.

Stuart has a Mechatronics engineering background and heads up the firm’s Robotics & Autonomous Systems sector group.  He is also a prominent member of our Oil & Gas sector group.

Stuart’s experience extends to patent drafting and prosecution, invention harvesting, competitor intelligence and advising on patent and design infringement matters.  He has experience of dealing with inventions across a broad range of technologies, ranging from high-tech electronics and telecommunications inventions to complex electromechanical and mechanical devices.  In particular, Stuart has expertise in the fields of aircraft landing gear, downhole oil & gas technologies, haptic feedback devices, mobile robotics and plasma processing and curing systems.

He works with a variety of multinational companies in the aerospace, oil & gas, computing, home appliance and packaging industries.  He also works with SMEs, individuals and major UK universities.

Stuart has successfully defended a number of European Patents during EPO opposition and appeal proceedings, including the maintenance of a patent without change in a case where the EPO continued with an opposition of its own motion.

In March 2023, he was registered as a representative before the new Unified Patent Court, one of the first European patent attorneys to be entered on the list of UPC representatives.

On a personal note...

Stuart is a keen footballer, runner and cyclist. He loves cooking, his specialities being from-scratch curries and just about anything he can barbecue.