Huw Evans

Patent and Trade Mark Consultant


  • BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nottingham Trent University
  • Chartered UK Patent Attorney
  • Patent Attorney Litigator
  • European Patent Attorney
  • Trade Mark Attorney
  • European Trade Mark Attorney
  • Chartered Engineer

Professional Associations

  • Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
  • European Patent Institute (EPI)


Huw attained a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nottingham Trent University and then gained substantial engineering expertise as an electronic design engineer with two large telecommunications companies before joining the patent profession in 1990. Huw has over 27 years’ experience as a Patent and Trade Mark Attorney advising clients ranging from start-ups to SMEs, universities and multinationals both in the UK and overseas.

Huw joined Chapman IP as a director in 2005 from a position as a partner in a large, London-based firm of patent and trade mark attorneys before moving to a consultancy role in 2016. He established the company's successful Cardiff office during that time. Huw's experience covers a diverse range of technologies, although he specialises in prosecuting and advising on patents relating to electrical and electronic based technologies, wireless communications, semi-conductor devices and optical components.

Huw is one of our trade marks and industrial designs specialists, and has extensive experience in representing clients at trade mark hearings. He also has particular expertise in IP portfolio management.

In addition to his professional work, Huw mentors PhD students at Cardiff University.

Core Expertise

  • Electrical/electronics
  • Telecommunications
  • Semi-conductors
  • Software
  • Trade marks
  • Designs

Southampton Office

Kings Park House, 22 Kings Park Road
Southampton SO15 2AT, UK
T +44 (0) 23 8000 2022
F +44 (0) 23 8000 2023

Munich Office

Tal 44, 80331 Munich,
T +44 (0) 23 8000 2022

Cardiff Office

Cardiff Business Technology Centre
Senghennydd Road, Cardiff CF24 4AY, UK
T +44 (0) 29 2009 9999
F +44 (0) 23 8000 2023

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