Alexandra Tyson

technical assistant


In January 2019 Alexandra completed her PhD in Chemical Physics at Durham University. During this time, Alexandra designed and built a spectroscopy suite used to study molecular dynamics of aqueous species in different solvation environments. Prior to that Alexandra graduated from Durham University in 2015 with a First Class Honors MChem degree in which she was awarded the Mastership of Chemistry prize upon graduating.

Alexandra joined Dehns in 2019 as a Technical Assistant and works in both the Chemistry and Engineering groups.


Types of clients and client work

Alexandra works with a variety of clients, including small/medium-sized enterprises, universities and multinational companies. Allie handles prosecution of patent applications in Europe, and has experience has experience handling large patent portfolios with applications in a wide range of territories worldwide. Allie also assists with client work outside of prosecution, including freedom to operate analysis, intellectual property workshops, patentability reviews and patent application drafting.



Allie has gained experience working on patent applications across a wide variety of technologies in the chemical sciences, physical sciences and engineering, including polymers, functional materials, pharmaceuticals, laser systems, lighting devices, fluid systems and elevator systems.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • Intellectual Property Law Post-Graduate Certificate, (Queen Mary University of London)
  • Student Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys


Higher Education

PhD, Physical Chemistry, Durham University, 2019

MChem (Hons), 1st Class, Master of Chemistry, Durham University, 2015

Alexandra was awarded the Mastership of Chemistry award from Durham University in 2015 for graduating at the top of her academic class.

Contact details

Willow Court
West Way
United Kingdom

+44 (0)1865 305 100 +44 (0)20 7353 8895


chemical, engineering