Thomas Jeal

Technical Assistant
Thomas Jeal


Tom joined Dehns as a Technical Assistant in the Engineering Group in May 2021, having previously worked as a Trainee Patent Attorney at another firm since September 2018. Prior to this, Tom obtained a degree in Physics and Astrophysics from the University of Birmingham.

Type of clients and client work

Tom has assisted clients of all sizes, from individual inventors to multi-national corporations, to obtain protection for their intellectual property in a large number of jurisdictions including the UK, US, Europe, China, Japan, and Australia. Tom has extensive patent drafting and prosecution experience.


Tom works predominantly in the fields of engineering and physics, with previous subject matter including medical devices, aerospace components, fluid control valves, and autonomous vehicle technology.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Foundation qualified UK Patent Attorney

Higher Education

BSc, Physics and Astrophysics, University of Birmingham, 2018