Nicholas Ferrar drafts and prosecutes patent applications across the majority of engineering disciplines and advises on commercial aspects of intellectual property (IP) protection for:
In-house IP & legal departments
Software and computer-implemented inventions
Nicholas specialises in protecting engineering software innovations in the areas such as design, analysis, control, diagnostics and health monitoring, as well as having a more widely-focussed software patent practice. Nic was recommended in the Legal 500 UK PATMA rankings in 2017, 2019 and 2020.