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Tim Higgs

Assistant Manager | FA, IP Advisory UK

Tim’s IP experience includes many aspects of IP strategy, such as mining patents (both from databases or a company’s own portfolio) relevant to key product features for purchase/sale/licensing, claim charting patents against target products with a view to either licensing or assessing sale/purchase potential, and competitor assessment and portfolio analysis in order to identify key assets or competitors in the market. He has expertise in managing early-stage innovation by identifying new innovation, prior art searching and pursuing through to invention disclosure stage. Additionally, he has a large amount of experience looking at companies and patents in the NPE sector and monitoring their development. He has also worked on assisting with portfolio management at the abandonment/renewals stage to help with strategic cost management.