Partner, Mathys & Squire
Andrew is a European and Chartered patent attorney, who has over a decade of experience helping start-ups and scale-ups to build and implement effective IP strategies. He manages international portfolios in the medtech, software, telecoms and automotive fields, in particular relating to electric vehicle technologies. Andrew has been commended by clients for his proactive approach and understanding of business strategy. Clients note that he can be “relied upon for both his legal knowledge and technical expertise”. Andrew likes to develop long term relationships with clients and their technical teams to really understand where a business is going and how IP can be used as a tool to complement those drivers and help the business grow.
Andrew has an active approach to engaging with London’s burgeoning startup and scale-up community. He regularly provides advice to a number of startup accelerators and incubators in the UK, discussing all aspects of IP including registered designs, agreements and licencing, as well as patents. In particular, Andrew is keen to explain to clients how developing an effective IP strategy can add value to a business – whether that be through securing supply deals with third parties, helping to secure investment or driving up value of the business for due diligence and exit.