Name: Theo Worsley
Job Title: Associate
Company: Withers and Rogers LLP
Fields: Intellectual Property
Personal Bio: Theo is an Associate in the Electronics, Computing & Physics group.
Theo has a background in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and has experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications for a range of robotic innovations. Examples include, simultaneous localisation and mapping (SLAM), computer vision, and AI on the software side, and platform design, electrical systems, and communication systems on the hardware front. Theo regularly attends robotics industry events in Europe, to stay well versed in the latest developments, and to add strategic value to clients ranging from start-ups to large enterprises.
Company Bio: Withers & Rogers is one of Europe’s largest dedicated intellectual property law firms, with offices across the UK and Munich. Established more than 130 years ago, we remain as passionate as ever about making intellectual property work to our clients’ best advantage. Today, our clients include many renowned, innovative organisations from across Europe, North America and Asia.
Withers & Rogers has a breadth and depth of experience and expertise that we believe is second to none. In addition to our practice groups, we have a number of specialist groups, enabling us to pool our industry knowledge and bring added value for our clients.
We offer a comprehensive service that extends to both securing IP rights – such as patents, trade mark and design registrations for the UK, Europe and further afield – and advising on their exploitation and enforcement. Alongside, we provide proactive support functions that help our clients keep track of their IP, stay on top of its maintenance, and stay in control of cost.
Recognition of the long-term, strategic importance of IP is growing apace, and to help our clients make the most of their creativity, we can build strategies that embrace critical areas like innovation culture, due diligence, freedom to operate, invention management, and patent mapping, to name but a few.