Alex Williams

Technical Assistant
Alex Williams


Alex joined Dehns in 2016 after spending two years working for a software development company, and he is now training to become a qualified Patent Attorney.  In 2013, he graduated with a Masters degree in Physics & Astronomy from Durham University, specialising in astrophysics, quantum computing, lasers and semiconductor devices in his fourth year.  For his final year project, he helped to develop the on-site radio telescope in parallel with using the telescope to study the spectral radiation emitted from hydrogen atoms throughout the galaxy.


Type of clients and client work 

Alex assists with drafting and prosecution of patent applications for a variety of clients, ranging from individual inventors to large multinational companies.



Working in the Engineering department, he has knowledge of a wide range of subject-matter in the engineering field such as refrigeration systems, gas turbine engines, and composite materials.


Qualifications and Memberships 

  • Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London, 2017
  • Student member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys


Higher Education

MPhys Physics & Astronomy, University of Durham, 2013