Southern Cross is a solo practice focussing on patent rights. For other IP rights, it works with third-party practitioners who are expert in their own areas (such as trade marks or litigation).

Southern Cross comprises a practice covering fields where engineering and the natural sciences come together. Its practitioner, Bipin Taneja, also works on mechanical engineering-related and computer-implemented inventions. Click on List of technical fields (pdf) for a representative list of subjects he has dealt with.

For other scientific & technical fields, prospective clients are referred to other practitioners. Where appropriate, expertise is hired-in from external patent attorneys, academics and other technical experts in industry.

Credentials

Bipin Taneja read chemical engineering and inorganic chemistry, with biotechnology as a subsidiary subject. He is a graduate of Leiden University (1991). He has been in the patent profession since 1994.

He is a European patent attorney as well as a Dutch patent attorney. He also holds a Diploma in Patent Litigation in Europe (avec la mention Très Bien) from CEIPI, University of Strasbourg (2019).

He acts mainly before the European Patent Office and the Netherlands Patent Office. He is experienced in servicing three groups of clients:

  • corporate IP departments, dealing with fellow patent attorneys and liasing directly with corporate inventors,
  • attorneys-at-law specializing in patent litigation, and
  • SMEs, dealing directly with their CEOs or CTOs.

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