- MSci (Hons) Physics
Joe Baumber is an associate in the firm’s tech and engineering Practice Groups and is responsible for patent matters at the firm’s Stoke-on-Trent office.
The majority of Joe’s clients are based in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire. He has a wide range of clients including individuals, SMEs and multinational corporations. Joe tailors his work for each client depending on their commercial goals and their knowledge of the patenting process.
Joe’s experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications includes a wide range of technologies including mechanical devices, telecommunications, automotive, electrical engineering and optics.
Joe is responsible for ensuring that the firm is kept up to date with changes in foreign patent law (for example, in the US, Japan, China and Korea). He has prosecuted many patent applications around the world, which includes managing prosecution of families of patent applications across many different jurisdictions, maintaining consistency across the family while addressing the different and varied jurisdictional specific issues.
Joe graduated from the University of Birmingham with a MSci degree in physics. As part of his studies, Joe investigated the application of quantum mechanics in radio-wave communications.
Outside of work Joe enjoys fencing, painting and pottery.