Ph.D. (Chemistry), Irish, British and European Patent Attorney
Declan Mulhern is with the firm since 2007 and handles cases across multiple disciplines including cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, medical devices, polymers, batteries and industrial processes. Declan has extensive experience in contentious proceedings at the European Patent Office and appears frequently before its Opposition Divisions and Boards of Appeal. Alongside his own prosecution work, Declan also coordinates global patent prosecution, coordinates freedom to operate searches, and advises his clients on patent infringement and validity matters. Declan is one of two European correspondents for the Japan-based journal Patents & Licensing for which he regularly provides updates on key developments in European patent practice.
German Patent Attorney Bar Association, Munich Bar Association, CIPA, epi
British Patent Attorney (2016), Irish Patent Attorney (2016), European Patent Attorney (2010)