Ross holds an honours degree in Electronic Engineering with Optoelectronics. At University, he spent his second year at a French "Grande Ecole", known as the ENSTBr (postgraduate school for telecommunications). Thereafter, he spent some time working in Paris writing routing software for a company involved in a European telecommunications project.
Ross has practiced in the intellectual property departments of Motorola and Siemens. There, he was exposed to a broad range of technologies, including: Semiconductor devices and processing techniques, digital signal processing, cryptography, Fourier optics, parallel processing, and cellular telecommunications (GSM, 2.5G and 3G). In the past, Ross has also spent a considerable amount of time prosecuting patent applications in the field of liquid crystal displays.
Ross is a Director of the firm. He has written numerous articles on intellectual property and has also talked about various current topics at conferences both domestically and overseas. Ross’ practice involves a large amount of original patent drafting, and European Patent Office Oppositions.
- Semiconductor Processing Techniques / Integrated Circuits
- Optoelectronic Devices and Packages
- Liquid Crystal Displays (Manufacture, Structure and Driving)
- Borehole apparatus
- Bioinformatics (Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Thermocyclers, On-chip Assay Systems, Microfluidic Devices, Electronic Noses)
- RF Communications Systems, including Cellular Telecommunications Systems
- Channel Estimation Techniques
- Signalling for Telecommunication Networks
- Web-Based Content Delivery Systems
- Multimedia Messaging Service technology
- Test equipment for Telecommunications Applications
- On-Line Dealing Systems for Trading Options Contracts
- Computer Networks, including the Internet Protocol
- Neural Networks
- Machine Language Translation
* We do not represent clients in all the technical areas shown above. Many are listed as a result of past experience, e.g. though previous employment.
- Original Patent Drafting
- Patent Prosecution
- European Patent Office Oppositions
- Opinions as to Patentability of Business Methods
- UK High Court Litigation
- Due Diligences
- Multi-jurisdictional Transaction Recordal