Cliff Sturt

Of Counsel

Cliff Sturt graduated from Imperial College, London, in 1977 and joined the UK’s largest firm of patent attorneys. He became the youngest partner in the firm (by nearly 10 years) and subsequently became one of the four managing partners. During this time Cliff wrote and implemented the first software system to automate patent and trade mark record keeping and official deadline monitoring. After 15 years Cliff left to establish his own firm. He has also served on several UK and International professional organisations representing independent patent attorneys.

Cliff Sturt’s specialist area is computer related electronics and software protection, on which he has lectured in many countries. He has represented many major Japanese and Korean companies. Cliff enjoys the advocacy side of his work. With more than 100 hearings in the European Patent Office, he has established an enviable record of success.