Toby Bond

Associate, Bird & Bird

Toby is an Associate in Bird & Bird's Intellectual Property Group, based in London. 

Toby is a physicist by training and is often involved in contentions and non-continuous matters involving complex technologies in the telecommunications, IT, electronics and financial services sectors. His recent experience includes matters involving GSM, UMTS and LTE cellular standards, electromagnetic methods for geophysical prospecting, USB functionality, flash memory devices, financial market data, algorithmic trading systems and digital set top boxes. 

Toby also advises clients on the product compliance and safety issues associated with complex technologies, and he takes a particular interest in the safety and compliance issues associated with deploying connected and AI enable devices. Toby has also worked as part of the technology and IP team of one of the world's largest financial institutions. 

Toby graduated from The University of Nottingham with a BSc in Physics and Philosophy and also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice from The University of Oxford.