Benedict Allum

UK/European Patent Attorney


Benedict originally joined Dehns in 2013 after completing a Masters Degree in Physics at the University of Cambridge. He rejoined the firm in 2020 after a few years spent working as a software developer and machine learning engineer.

Benedict qualified as a UK and European Patent Attorney in 2021.


Type of clients and client work

Benedict works with a range of clients including large multinational corporations and SMEs. His work includes drafting patents for new inventions and prosecuting patent applications in the UK, Europe, the USA and throughout the world.



Benedict works across a variety of electronics, applied physics and IT fields. He has particular experience in software, graphics processing, and flash memory devices.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate, 2023
  • Chartered UK Patent Attorney, 2021
  • European Patent Attorney, 2021
  • Intellectual Property Law Post-Graduate Certificate (Brunel University), 2014
  • Member of the European Patent Institute (EPI)


Higher Education

MSci, Natural Sciences (Physics), University of Cambridge, 2012

Contact details

St Bride’s House
10 Salisbury Square
United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 7632 7200 +44 (0)20 7353 8895


software, physics, electronics