Alexandra Seymour-Pierce



Alexandra is a UK Chartered Patent Attorney and a qualified European Patent Attorney in our Electronics and Engineering department.


Alexandra graduated from the University of Durham with a first class honours degree in Physics with English Literature, with a focus on condensed matter physics, particularly semiconductor materials and solar cell structures; her Master's project focused on improving the optical efficiency of thin film solar cells using system modelling and experimental verification. She was awarded a PhD in Engineering Physics from University College London following research into the high speed frictional properties of ice, and in particular the friction between ice and steel. This work involved designing and testing sports equipment for use by Team GB athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Professional Memberships

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