James Godfrey



James graduated from the University of Bath with a first class MEng in Aerospace Engineering. His final year project involved computational fluid dynamics of gas turbine cooling systems, looking at the effect of different engine conditions and arrangements on efficiency. He also completed a 12-month internship at Airbus Group in Bristol as part of his degree.

James joined Dehns in September 2017 and qualified as a UK and European Patent Attorney in 2021. He became an Associate in 2023.


Type of clients and client work

James works for a range of clients including large multinational companies and SMEs across several different fields of technology.



James has experience with drafting and prosecuting patent application across many jurisdictions and fields of technology within the Engineering field from aeronautical technology to exercise equipment and refrigeration systems.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • Authorised Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC) (2023)
  • UK Patent Attorney, 2021
  • European Patent Attorney, 2021
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)


Higher Education

MEng (Hons), University of Bath, Aerospace Engineering, 2017

Contact details

St Bride’s House
10 Salisbury Square
United Kingdom

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


mechanical engineering