Simon Rees (Partner, Global Head of Client Services) - Bristol (UK)

Simon Rees

Partner, Global Head of Client Services

Job Title

  • Global Head of Client Services
  • UK and European Patent Attorney


  • BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering (University of Glamorgan, Wales)


  • Electronics and Communications
    • Electronics
    • Communications
    • Computing
    • Electrical
  • Energy, Environmental and Engineering
    • Energy
    • Medical
    • Consumer products & processes

Language skills

  • English

Simon joined Haseltine Lake in 1998, having previously worked for 7 years as an Examiner in the UK Patent Office where he handled applications in the electronics and telecommunications fields. He became a Partner in 2006. Simon qualified as a Chartered Patent Attorney in 2001 and now drafts and prosecutes applications in the telecommunications, electronics and computer architecture sectors, including applications relating to mobile communications, ultra-wideband systems, RFID systems, printing systems, audio and video processing systems, MEMS devices, medical devices and software related inventions.

Simon's clients range from multinational companies having large patent portfolios, through to smaller companies and start-ups. He assists them in developing and securing their intellectual property, including acquiring and licensing patents, as well as working on litigation matters.

Simon frequently visits clients throughout Europe and the USA. In March 2015 Simon became President of FICPI-UK (the British Association of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys), and is also a member of the Patent Practice Working Group of the UK's Intellectual Property Office.

Contact Simon Rees (Partner, Global Head of Client Services)
Address Redcliff Quay,
120 Redcliff Street,
BS1 6HU United Kingdom
T: +44 (0) 117 910 3200
F: +44 (0) 117 910 3201

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