Dan Mercer Director

Patent Attorney, CPA, EPA

Dan has extensive experience preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications; providing Freedom-to-Operate advice; undertaking patent and IP landscaping analysis; providing IP strategy and portfolio management and advising on contentious matters including infringement and IP litigation.

As well as providing guidance on all aspects of the Intellectual Property system, Dan specialises in assisting clients obtain UK and world-wide IP protection for innovations across electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering technologies. Particular specialisms include software, robotics, consumer electronics, communications technologies, industrial and process engineering, oil and gas technologies, automotive and aerospace engineering, medical devices and scientific instruments. Dan works with a broad range of clients including multi-nationals, SMEs, start-ups and academic institutions.


Dan has a Masters of Engineering, Electrical and Electronics, from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary, University of London.


Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys

Member of the European Patent Institute

Member of the Institution of Engineering Technology (IET)

Dan Mercer

The Core, Newcastle Helix, Bath Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 5TF

Telephone +44 (0) 191 6031101
Email [email protected]

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