Philippa Power



Philippa is a Chartered UK and European Patent Attorney, with a Masters of Engineering degree from the University of Cambridge. Philippa initially joined Dehns in 1996, and qualified as a Chartered Patent Attorney in 2001.

Philippa handles patent work in a variety of engineering fields, and was made a Partner in 2023.


Type of clients and client work

Philippa acts for clients of all sizes, ranging from individuals to multinationals. This work includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the UK and Europe and handling International patent portfolios. She also has experience in advising clients on patenting strategy and providing infringement and validity opinions.

On the contentious side, Philippa has significant experience of opposition and appeal proceedings at the European Patent Office.



Philippa handles work in various engineering sectors including construction, oil/gas, renewable energy, aerospace engineering, electromechanical controls, medical devices and naval architecture. Much of her work is in the aeronautical industry in relation to gas turbine engines, aircraft control systems and composite materials.

She also has experience in registered design work, including advising on filing strategies and then filing applications in the UK and Europe as well as other countries around the world.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • Authorised Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC) 2023
  • UK Registered Patent Attorney, 2001
  • European Patent Attorney, 2000
  • Basic Litigation Skills Course, 2018
  • Certificate in IP Law, University of London, 1996
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
  • Member of the European Patent Institute


Higher Education

MEng, University of Cambridge, 1996

Contact details

33 Colston Avenue
United Kingdom

+44 (0)117 374 7600


mechanical engineering