Rebecca Graves



Rebecca joined Dehns in 2018 after graduating from the University of Cambridge with a First-Class Master of Sciences degree in Physical Natural Sciences (Materials Science). During her degree, Rebecca conducted research projects focusing on characterisation of surfaces modified with self-assembled monolayers, and development of a biodegradable polymer for use in urinary catheters.

Rebecca qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2022 and as a UK Patent Attorney in 2023 and is an Associate in the Dehns Engineering group.


Types of client and work

Rebecca works with a variety of clients, including multinational corporations, Universities, SMEs, and lone inventors. Rebecca handles prosecution of patent applications in the UK and Europe, and has experience of prosecution in a number of other jurisdictions including Canada, China, Japan and the US.



Rebecca works in a wide variety of areas throughout Materials Science and Engineering. She has handled patent applications in automotive, aerospace, and refrigeration technology, as well as in laser physics, biomaterials, and medical devices.


Qualification and Memberships

  • Authorised Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC) 2023
  • UK Chartered Patent Attorney, 2023
  • European Patent Attorney, 2022
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
  • Member of the European Patent Institute


Higher Education

  • MA, MSci, University of Cambridge, Natural Sciences (Materials Science), 2018
  • PGCert, Queen Mary University of London, Intellectual Property Law, 2020

Contact details

St Bride’s House
10 Salisbury Square
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7632 7200


mechanical engineering