Trevor is one of the best-known names in the intellectual property market and has been working in this area for thirty five years.
Trevor is a partner in the Intellectual Property Group based in London and is co-head of Bird & Bird's International Life Sciences Sector Group.
While Trevor’s main area of focus is patent and other intellectual property litigation and advice, he is also active in the area of life sciences administrative law.
He is president of the UK Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and Chairman of the British Copyright Council. He is on the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) List of Arbitrators.
Trevor has a degree in chemistry from Southampton University. He joined Bird & Bird in 1974 and has been a partner since 1981.
Trevor has authored numerous articles and books during his career, his most recent books being A Users’ Guide to Patents (3rd edition - Bloomsbury 2011), International Intellectual Property Arbitration (Wolters Kluwer 2010), EU Intellectual Property Law (Oxford University Press 2010), and Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology and the Law ( 2nd edition - Butterworths 2009). He co-authors Practical Intellectual Property Precedents (Sweet & Maxwell 1998 to date) and is a general editor of The Modern Law of Patents (Butterworths 2005, 2010).
Trevor received the ‘Patent Lawyer of the Year’ in 2012 for the seventh consecutive year from Who’s Who Legal and is ranked as a "star individual", the only one in this category, in Chambers UK 2012 for his IP and patent litigation work in the life sciences sector.