Daniel Chew (Partner) - London (UK)

Daniel Chew


Job Title

  • UK and European Patent Attorney
  • Professional Representative of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)


  • BEng Electronics and Electrical Engineering (University of Surrey)
  • PhD Mobile Communications (University of Surrey)


  • Electronics and Communications
    • Electronics
    • Communications
    • Computing
    • Electrical

Language skills

  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese

Daniel graduated with an honours degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from University of Surrey, with final year specialisation in radio frequency and telecommunications. He stayed on to obtain his PhD in mobile and satellite communications. During this time, he published a number of research papers in journals and international conferences. He is also an inventor on a granted US patent.

Daniel entered the patent profession in 2004, and prior to joining Haseltine Lake, he trained and worked in a number of firms of Patent Attorneys in London.

Daniel specialises in electronic patent matters and has particular expertise in mobile and communications systems inventions. He has experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in a wide range of technical areas, including mobile and wireless communications systems, electromechanical systems, communication devices, software and business methods, video and speech processing, antennas, fire alarm systems, electric and hybrid vehicles, and sports equipment. He has also drafted and provided opinions on validity and infringement of patent claims, and has experience in evaluating essentiality of patent claims against various technical standards.

Daniel works with private clients, small-medium sized enterprises and multi-national corporations in various aspects of the patent process. He has extensive experience in prosecuting UK and European patent applications before the respective patent offices, and representing clients before the Examining Division and Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office. Daniel manages large international patent portfolios and has good knowledge of patent practices before various patent offices.

Daniel is the lead partner of Haseltine Lake's Asia group, and he is a frequent visitor to Asia with particular focus on clients in China, Taiwan, South Korea and the wider South East Asia region. This has provided Daniel with strong insight into working practices in the region. His extensive experience has enabled him to deliver a number of seminars in China and round table discussions in the UK highlighting the importance of IP protection in China for UK businesses. Daniel has also authored and contributed to papers and articles on Intellectual Property updates and reforms in China. He is a fluent Mandarin speaker.

Daniel is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) and a member of the European Patent Institute (EPI), the International Trade Mark Association (INTA) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Contact Daniel Chew (Partner)
Address Lincoln House,
5th Floor 300 High Holborn,
WC1V 7JH United Kingdom
E: dchew@hlk-ip.com
T: +44 (0) 207 611 7900
F: +44 (0) 207 611 7901

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