Dan Rusby-Gale


UK Chartered Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney


Call: +44 (0) 20 7283 8989
Email: drusby-gale@forresters-ip.com
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Office Location: London

Practice Areas

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Designs (registered and unregistered)
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software/Computing

My background is in electronics and I have a degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Bristol University.  After my studies, I joined Forresters in 2003 where I qualified as a UK and European patent attorney.

I assist companies, inventors and designers in protecting their IP in Europe and around the world.  I am experienced in drafting and prosecuting patent applications and registered design applications to protect a wide variety of different products and technologies.

Most of my time is spent working on patent applications to protect electro-mechanical inventions, with a focus on electrical and mechanical devices, computer software, automotive and bicycle technologies, medical devices and clean/green energy technologies.  I often represent my clients at opposition and appeal hearings at the European Patent Office.

I also relish the challenge of securing broad registered design protection for all manner of different designs, from homewares to graphical user interfaces.

I particularly enjoy my work when I am involved at the early stages of a product’s development and seeing the product evolve with the proper IP protection in place.

I am married with two children who keep me busy when I am not in the office.  When I find some spare time at home, I enjoy cycling, brewing beer and digital photography.