Philip Wright

UK/European Patent Attorney


Philip joined the Engineering department at Dehns in 2019 as a Technical Assistant.

He graduated from the University of Leeds in 2019 with a first class MEng degree in Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering.  During his studies, Philip covered a broad range of topics relating to aerospace and mechanical engineering such as aerospace structures, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, aerospace propulsion and engineering materials.

Philip qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2023 and UK Patent Attorney in 2024.


Types of clients and client work

Philip works with clients of a variety of sizes, from sole-inventors and start-ups to multinational corporations.  His work primarily includes the drafting of new patent applications and prosecution of applications in a number of jurisdictions, such as in Europe at the EPO and the UK at the UKIPO.   He is also involved with freedom to operate and patentability analysis as well as supporting oppositions at the EPO.



Philip has significant experience working with subject-matter in a wide range of technical fields.  Notable areas of expertise include: aerospace technology and in particular propulsion systems; mechanical and electrical systems for buildings and vehicles such as HVAC, fire control systems and security systems; hydraulic systems and medical devices.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • Authorised Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC) 2023
  • UK Chartered Patent Attorney, 2024
  • European Patent Attorney, 2023
  • 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, 2020


MEng Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Leeds, 2019

Contact details

St Bride’s House
10 Salisbury Square
United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 7632 7200


mechanical engineering