Tier One UK Firm, Boult Wade Tennant, Has Announced the Appointment of Jason Rutt

Tier one UK firm, Boult Wade Tennant, has announced the appointment of Jason Rutt, who has joined the firm’s Biotechnology and Life Sciences Group, as a Patent Attorney. The appointment is not only a reflection of the continuous growth of this group but clearly demonstrates the firm’s commitment to maintain its market-leading position. The biotechnology and life sciences sector is witnessing fast-paced change and this role will address the increasingly complex challenges faced by clients, guiding them through major developments in the market.

John Wallace, Managing Partner, commented: “I am delighted to announce this appointment. We continue to invest strongly in our people and our brand to ensure that we are always delivering exceptional IP advice and exceptional client service. Our firm continues to grow, particularity across our Biotechnology and Life Science Group, and we pride ourselves that we are able to meet the needs of our clients both in the UK and worldwide.”

Jason has a wealth of experience in the global patent drafting and prosecution practice. He has been heavily involved in all aspects of working with the EPO, including prosecution, opposition, appeal and oral proceedings. He is particularly well-versed in licensing due diligence and the IP aspects of R&D collaborations, as well as providing advice on freedom
to operate on commercial products.

Jason’s extensive knowledge of pharma R&D makes him well placed to advise SMEs in the life sciences area. In addition, his substantial emerging market experience in China, ASEAN Russia and Middle East will bring tremendous value to the firm’s growing international practice.

Prior to joining Boult Wade Tennant, Jason was Head of the UK Patent department at Rouse. He also worked for over ten years in the patent department of Pfizer, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, being promoted to Head of the UK Patent department during this time.

Jason will be based in Boult Wade Tennant’s London office.

​Boult Wade Tennant is a specialist Patent and Trade Mark firm. We exist to help individuals and businesses protect, manage and enforce their intellectual property rights on a global scale.

Our aim is simple - we aim to work with our clients, not just for them. This means we place emphasis not only on the quality of our work but also on the quality of the service we provide. Our award winning approach is down-to-earth and jargon-free. Our attorneys are renowned for being committed to helping our clients succeed and for providing a service that is focussed and aligned with our clients’ commercial objectives.

With a pioneering heritage stretching back to 1894, we combine technical and legal expertise to provide comprehensive advice whatever the technological or commercial area of interest. Our services cover the full range of your intellectual property requirements; from filing and prosecuting Patent and Trade Mark applications to the managing of large and complex portfolios; from advocacy at Opposition and Appeal hearings to due diligence work and the provision of opinions. In addition, we also offer an in-house search and watching facility, a full renewals service and a dedicated department for validating European Patents.

About Boult Wade Tennant

Boult Wade Tennant is a market leading firm of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys. We help individuals and businesses protect, manage and enforce their intellectual property rights on a global scale.

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