Mark Baldwin is a Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney as well as being a European Design Attorney and European Trade Mark Attorney. He has an honours degree in mechanical engineering from King’s College, University of London.
Prior to entering university, Mark worked at shop floor level in the car making industry, where he gained hands on experience of working with heavy duty press and line transfer machinery. He also worked in a machine shop where he was involved in the design, manufacture and modification of scientific instruments.
On graduating from university, Mark joined a well-known London firm of patent attorneys before moving to the in-house patent department of Molins plc. At Molins much of his time was spent working on patents relating to packaging machinery and high speed processing machinery. When Molins closed its patent department, he re-entered private practice, eventually joining R G C Jenkins & Co where he became a partner, a position he held until leaving to establish Firebird IP. Mark handles a wide range of cases relating mainly to mechanical and electro-mechanical subject-matter and has been involved in advising on a wide variety of issues relating to designs and patents including appeals before the Boards of Appeal of the EPO, litigation in China and France and revocation of United Kingdom and European patents.
Mark is an affiliate member of The Institute of International Licensing Practitioners.
Mark is a Consultant to Oakleigh IP Services.