Jack Hancock



Jack is an Associate in the Dehns Engineering group. He joined Dehns in 2018 after graduating from the University of Manchester with a First-Class Master of Physics degree.  His final-year project involved developing an electron cyclotron resonance ion source for use in mass-analytical systems.

Jack is qualified as a UK and European Patent Attorney in 2022.


Type of clients and client work

Jack works for a variety of clients, from large multinational companies to SMEs and individual inventors.  This work often involves the drafting of new patent applications and the examination of patent applications in the UK and Europe, covering a range of technical fields.  He is also experienced in handling international patent portfolios across other key markets such as the US, China and Japan, having assisted with the worldwide prosecution of patent applications originating from European inventors.

Jack also assists with providing Freedom-to-Operate opinions and infringement risk assessments to clients, and with opposition and appeal proceedings before the EPO.



Whilst Jack is confident working with subject-matter from a variety of technical fields across physics and engineering, particular areas of technology he works with include medical devices, gas turbine engines, fire detection systems, HVAC, transport refrigeration systems, oil and gas, offshore wind turbines, and mass-analytical devices.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • Authorised Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC) 2023
  • UK Chartered Patent Attorney, 2022
  • European Patent Attorney, 2022
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
  • Member of the European Patent Institute (epi)
  • Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London, 2019


Higher Education

MPhys (Hons) Physics, University of Manchester, 2018

Contact details

St Bride’s House
10 Salisbury Square
United Kingdom

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


mechanical engineering, consulting, physics