Zak Slater

Technical Assistant


Zak joined Dehns as a Technical Assistant in the Engineering Group in September 2023 after graduating from the University of Birmingham with an integrated masters degree in physics. His final year project was on gravitational wave detection predictions with the LISA satellite system.


Types of client and client work

Zak has experience with a variety of clients, from large multinationals to start-ups and small enterprises. He handles prosecution and drafting of patent applications in Europe as well as prosecution for a number of other jurisdictions around the world. Zak also assists with design applications.



Zak has experience with a wide variety of physics and engineering-related technologies. While most experienced with physics and mechanical patents, he also has experience working with electronics and nanoelectronics.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • Student Member of Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)


Higher Education

MSci (Hons) Physics, University of Birmingham, 2022

Contact details

Willow Court
Minns Business Park
West Way
United Kingdom

+44 (0)1865 305 100


mechanical engineering, physics, electronics