Jolyon Burgess

Technical Assistant


Jolyon is a Technical Assistant in the Engineering group of the Brighton office.  He joined Dehns in November 2016, after graduating in July of that year.  In his degree he focused mainly on mathematical structures and quantum mechanics, though his final year project related to the stability of micro-emulsions and micro-bubbles.


Type of clients and client work

Jolyon works mostly with large multinational companies, and some smaller local clients. Mainly he handles prosecution of patent applications in Europe and the UK, but is also familiar with prosecution in Canada, China, Japan, and the USA.  Outside of prosecution work, Jolyon also drafts new applications, and provides advice on oppositions and validity.



Jolyon works on a wide spectrum of technologies, oil and gas exploration, communication technologies, sanitary products, exoskeletons, fire suppression devices, flash memory devices, mass/ion mobility spectrometry, sensors for aircraft, consumer electronics, paper/nonwoven material production lines, and wireless power transferal.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • PGCert (Merit), Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London, 2018
  • Student Member of CIPA (Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys)


Higher Education

BSc Hons Theoretical Physics, University of Leeds, 2016

Contact details

The Brinell Building
30 Station Street
United Kingdom

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


mechanical engineering, physics