Rupert Belsham



Rupert is an Associate in the Dehns Engineering Group. He joined Dehns in 2021, having worked for intellectual property companies in Cheltenham and London. He studied physics at Imperial College London, where he specialised in computational physics and lasers in his final year and completed a research project on simulation of surface plasmon polaritons in hyperbolic media.

Rupert qualified as a UK Patent Attorney in 2022 and European Patent Attorney in 2023.


Type of clients and client work

Rupert’s work includes drafting patents for new inventions and prosecuting patent applications in the UK, Europe, the USA and across the world. He has also worked on contentious matters including patent infringement and enforcement. He has experience working with a range of clients including multinational corporations, SMEs, universities and individual inventors.



Rupert has particular experience with inventions in the fields of aerospace, telecommunications, fast moving consumer goods and software.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • European Patent Attorney, 2023
  • UK (Chartered) Patent Attorney, 2022
  • PEB Foundation Examinations, 2017
  • Student member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys


Higher Education

LLM (Distinction), BPP University, 2020

BSc Physics, Imperial College London, 2016

Contact details

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


mechanical engineering