Charlotte Rush



Charlotte is a qualified UK and European Patent Attorney and became an Associate of the firm in 2021. She graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2014 with first class honours in Physics and Astrophysics. Following university, Charlotte gained industry experience working at the defence technology company QinetiQ, and then joined the patent profession in 2015. Charlotte initially worked at another IP firm in London before joining Dehns in 2018.


Type of clients and client work

Charlotte has experience working with a wide variety of clients, including individual inventors, start-ups, multinational companies and overseas attorneys.

Charlotte’s work includes filing and prosecuting applications before the European Patent Office and the UK Intellectual Property Office. She also has experience drafting patent applications and providing infringement and validity advice in the areas of patents and designs.



Charlotte works on patent cases in a range of engineering and physics fields including medical devices, aeronautical engineering, additive manufacturing, oil and gas technologies, and disposable personal care products. She also has experience working on cases relating to computer software, consumer electronics, biometric payments, telecommunications, satellite communications, and data storage.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • Authorised Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC) 2023
  • European Patent Attorney, 2021
  • UK Patent Attorney, 2020
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London, 2017
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
  • Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate
  • Member of the European Patent Institute


Higher Education

BSc (Hons) Physics and Astrophysics (First Class), University of Birmingham, 2014

Contact details

The Brinell Building
30 Station Street
United Kingdom

+44 (0)1273 244 200 +44 (0)20 7353 8895


mechanical engineering, physics