Senior Associate, Patent Attorney


Ashley has experience in all stages of the patent application process, from drafting and prosecuting applications to grant for a wide range of clients in the engineering and electronics industries both in the UK and Europe. He also carries out Freedom to Operate (FTO) analysis and liaises with attorneys across other jurisdictions.

Areas of Expertise

  • Medical devices – including electrosurgical instruments
  • Data storage technology – including magnetic storage and semiconductor memory
  • Telecommunications systems
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Next generation nicotine products
  • Wearable devices – such as ‘smart’ contact lenses
  • Computer software


Ashley works with a range of clients in the consumer products, IT/computing, medtech, software and engineering sectors. They include large multinationals and local companies of all sizes, while he also conducts agency work for foreign attorneys.


He has a Master of Physics degree from Durham University, as well as a post-graduate certificate in IP Law from Queen Mary University. He joined Mewburn Ellis LLP in 2014, qualifying as a Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney in 2018.


Client feedback : “[Ashley] did a good job of capturing what the concept is...” in relation to a draft patent application for a new client.