Having studied a wide range of subject-matter in his Natural Sciences degree, Avir is suited to handling a large variety of technologies in the mechanical and high-tech sectors. In particular, Avir has considerable experience in medical devices, personal hygiene products, hygiene product dispensers, the oil and gas sector, electromechanical devices and computer-implemented inventions.
Throughout his career, Avir has worked for some of world’s leading innovative companies, together with many of the top IP law Firms in the US and Japan. Avir handles the prosecution of patent applications before various major patent offices around the world.
Avir has a particular interest in Opposition and Appeal Proceedings before the EPO having handled a large number of cases during his career. Accordingly, Avir has a particular strength in handing Oral Proceedings before the EPO, including a number of extremely high-value cases.
Avir joined Cameron Intellectual Property in June 2019, and since then has played a key role in developing the firm’s London practice. He has also been instrumental in overhauling and improving its IT systems and business processes. Avir assumed the title of Director, Patents in May 2021, also incorporating responsibility for Professional Practice and Systems throughout the firm.
Avir began his career training and qualifying as a Patent Attorney at one of the largest pan-European IP Firms before joining Cameron Intellectual Property.
Avir serves clients across Europe and worldwide, including the US, and has great experience working with a wide range and types of clients, ranging from small start-ups to multinational corporations. Avir also spent six months practicing in Munich, during which he developed his advocacy skills at a large number of Oral Proceedings before the EPO in Munich.
Helping develop the IP portfolio for a large medical device launch, including extensive due diligence work and advice relating to the acquisition and ‘harvesting’ of inventions from ongoing product development.
“The world has changed far more in the past 100 years than in any other century in history. The reason is not political or economic but technological-technologies that flowed directly from advances in basic science”. Stephen Hawking.