Alex Brown

Partner, Patent Attorney


Alex is a UK and European patent attorney in our Mechanical Engineering department.  Alex specialises in mechanical and electromechanical inventions, and has particular experience in the fields of manufacturing, packaging, industrial machinery, medical devices, fluid flow control systems, image reproduction technology and automotive and aerospace technology.

Alex is experienced in providing his clients with practical and commercially-focussed patent advice, with clients ranging from individuals and small businesses to large multi-national corporations. Alex has extensive patent drafting and prosecution experience before the UK and European patent offices, including oral proceedings, opposition and appeal proceedings at the European Patent Office.  Alex also has experience advising on patent validity and infringement, providing freedom to operate opinions and detailed IP due diligence reports.

Alex is also a European Design Attorney and has extensive experience of advising on the protection of designs and dealing with registered design applications in the UK, Europe and worldwide.  Alex is also a European Design Attorney and is a “Recommended Attorney” by Global Law Experts in the area of Design Law.  Alex has extensive experience in advising on the protection, enforcement and infringement of both registered designs and unregistered design rights in the UK, Europe and internationally.


Alex attended the University of Manchester where he completed his Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and Energy Systems before attending Queen Mary, University of London and completing a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
  • Member of the European Patent Institute

Awards and Recognition

  • Managing Intellectual Property - Patents, 2017