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 and qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2022.


Types of clients and client work

Alexandra works with a variety of clients, including small/medium-sized enterprises, universities and multinational companies. Alexandra handles prosecution of patent applications in Europe and the United Kingdom, and has experience has experience handling large patent portfolios with applications in a wide range of territories worldwide.

Alexandra works with several partners and associates across both the Chemistry and Engineering groups, providing support for a range of work and technologies including patent prosecution, drafting new applications, and providing patentability, invalidity and Freedom To Operate opinions.



Alexandra has gained experience working on patent applications across a wide variety of technologies in the chemical sciences, physical sciences and engineering. In particular, Alexandra has experience working with inventions including polymers, functional materials, pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals, 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
  • Qualified European Patent Attorney


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, mechanical engineering