Nia Madden



Nia joined Dehns in 2015 after completing a Masters degree in Physics at the University of Oxford. She became an Associate of the firm in 2021.


Type of clients and client work

Clients range from start-ups to SMEs and large multinational companies. Her work includes all aspects of patent prosecution.



Nia’s work currently spans patents in a wide variety of engineering and applied physics fields. For instance, she has handled applications relating to: graphics processing, apparatus for drilling and performing measurements in wellbores, and mass spectrometers.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate, 2021
  • UK Chartered Patent Attorney, 2020
  • European Patent Attorney, 2019
  • Intellectual Property Law Post-Graduate Certificate (Brunel University), 2016


  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
  • Member of the European Patent Institute
  • Member of the Institute of Physics


Higher Education

Mphys, Physics, University of Oxford, 2015

Nia completed a Masters degree in Physics at the University of Oxford, receiving First Class Honours. Her specialisms include Condensed Matter, Laser Physics and Quantum Information. She also carried out a research project working on forming perovskite thin films for use in high efficiency solar cells.

Contact details

The Brinell Building
30 Station Street
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1273 244 200 +44 (0)20 7353 8895


mechanical engineering, software