James Varley



James is a UK and European patent attorney working in our Electronics and Engineering department. 

James has experience in drafting and prosecuting patents across a range of subjects, including Machine Learning, Image Processing and Electronics. He also has experience in UK patent litigation and Due Diligence.


James studied Physics at the University of Oxford as an undergraduate, specialising in Condensed Matter and Theoretical Physics. During his final year, he worked on a project modelling the behaviour of Topological Insulators. James followed his undergraduate degree by undertaking a PhD in Condensed Matter Theory at Imperial College London. His research involved studying the properties of exotic superfluid states.

Professional Membership

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