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Alex is a part-qualified patent attorney with experience in the drafting and prosecution of applications for UK and international clients in the chemistry and pharmaceutical fields.  He has also worked on defending and opposing patents at the EPO.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Materials
  • Industrial chemistry


Alex’s wide range of clients includes multinational anti-cancer pharmaceutical companies, UK universities and innovators, Japanese carbon-fibre specialists and international attorneys in a number of major jurisdictions.


He has a Master’s degree in chemistry and a DPhil in Organic Chemistry from the University of Oxford. He joined Mewburn Ellis LLP in 2016 and passed the Queen Mary Certificate in Intellectual Property Law with Distinction in 2018.