Major European patent and trade mark attorney firm, Haseltine Lake, announces the appointment of Huw Evans, a European Patent Attorney and Natasha Fairbairn, a UK Patent Attorney, both based in the firm’s Bristol office.

Joining Haseltine Lake this month, Huw Evans specialising in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the Engineering, Energy and Environmental fields. He also has experience in Oral Proceedings at the European Patent Office (EPO), after completing a secondment in Munich earlier this year. Having qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2016, Huw has a Master’s degree in physics from Cardiff University, with his final year research project relating to Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy Imaging.

Huw comments on his new appointment, “Haseltine Lake has an excellent reputation amongst the IP community, it is a progressive firm, with a long-established heritage in the European market.”

A specialist in Electronics and Communications, Natasha Fairbairn joins Haseltine Lake with experience in working with patent applications for smartphones and tablets, including graphical user interfaces, touchscreens and location services, as well as extensive knowledge of physics, nanotechnology, photonics and microscopy. She has a First Class Master’s degree in physics, awarded from the University of Southampton in 2009 and went on to complete her PhD in imaging of metal nanoparticles for biomedical applications.

Natasha comments, “I’m really looking forward to working with the impressive client base at Haseltine Lake, and working with a wide variety of interesting technologies and inventions.”

Lesley Evans, Chief Executive of Haseltine Lake, adds, “We warmly welcome our two new employees, who both add valuable experience and knowledge to our Electronics and Engineering teams respectively. We look forward to seeing them develop their specialisms at Haseltine Lake, and working closely with our forward-thinking clients to support their innovations.”

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