Michael Nielsen

UK Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

MSci Physics with Theoretical Physics, Imperial College London

Michael Nielsen

Michael is a UK and European Patent Attorney primarily handling technologies in the fields of physics, semiconductors, medical devices and software. He has personally handled hundreds of European patent applications and is experienced in conducting oral proceedings in examination, opposition and appeal cases at the European Patent Office.

He is a member of the Professional Education Committee of epi, the Institute of Professional Representatives before the EPO, which oversees continuing professional education and qualification of European Patent Attorneys, and a Fellow of the UK Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys.

Michael was recognised as a Rising Star in Managing IP's IP Stars rankings in 2020 and 2021.


KNOWLEDGE OF LANGUAGES: 
English (native), Finnish (intermediate)


IP PROFESSIONAL SINCE:
2012

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Speciality

Physics, applied physics, semiconductor fabrication, medical technology, software, computer-implemented inventions, mechanical inventions

Services

#Infringement analysis  #IP strategy  #IP portfolio analysis and management  #Freedom to operate analysis (FTO)  #Patenting the invention  #Invention hunt  #BERGGREN PATENTS 

Recent Posts By Michael Nielsen

14.10.2022 | Michael Nielsen

The new unitary patent system makes it more important than ever for Finnish companies to actively engage with patent system

The new unitary patent system will have serious consequences for Finnish companies' freedom to...

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13.4.2022 | Michael Nielsen

The European Patent Attorney Who Cried Wolf: How To Stop the Unified Patent Court From Eating All Your Sheep

European lawyers and patent attorneys have been crying wolf over the Unitary Patent and Unified...

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1.4.2022 | Michael Nielsen

UPC Update: Representation Rules Finalised

The newly-formed Administrative Committee of the Unified Patent Court has adopted and now published...

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29.3.2022 | Michael Nielsen

Review of Simulations and Other Computer-Implemented Inventions: Berggren’s Series on 2022 EPO Guideline Revisions

In this fourth article of our 2022 weekly series addressing updates to the European Patent Office’s...

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22.3.2022 | Michael Nielsen

Mathematical Methods and Artificial Intelligence: Berggren`s Series on 2022 EPO Guideline Revisions

This is the third article in our 2022 weekly series addressing updates to the European Patent...

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10.3.2022 | Michael Nielsen

Berggren Series on 2022 EPO Guideline Revisions: Amendments to Description

In this first article in our 2022 series covering updates to the European Patent Office’s...

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14.2.2022 | Michael Nielsen

United States Applicants, What Are Your Priorities?  EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal Reviews Joint-Applicants Approach To Priority Claims in G1/22 & G2/22

A new referral to the European Patent Office’s Enlarged Board of Appeal has the potential to affect...

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2.2.2022 | Michael Nielsen

Asymmetric exhaustion continues as UK maintains regime for EEA-wide exhaustion of IP rights post-Brexit

In June 2021 the UK government launched a public consultation on the UK’s future exhaustion of...

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