Carpmaels & Ransford is pleased to announce the promotion of Jonathon Woodward to Senior Associate, effective from 1st July 2022.
Jonny works across the Engineering, Tech and Chemistry teams and has particular expertise in medical devices such as surgical staplers and electro-catheters, as well as novel materials including fibre-reinforced polymers.
Jonny’s experience extends across the full IP lifecycle, from helping start-ups identify their inventions to drafting and prosecuting patent applications to protect these, and attacking and defending the resulting patents in post-grant contentious proceedings. In particular, Jonny has successfully handled numerous opposition cases at the EPO, both at first instance and at appeal stages.
John Brunner, Head of Engineering and Tech at Carpmaels & Ransford, comments:
“Congratulations to Jonny who has been key to the development of our team in recent years. His promotion is a testament to the commitment we have in supporting our top talent, and to the depth of knowledge and experience which we continue to grow in the Engineering and Tech fields at Carpmaels & Ransford.”
Jonny’s promotion follows the recent appointment of Ben Husband to Partner in the Engineering and Tech teams, and Simon Llewellyn to Partner in the Dispute Resolution team.