Gregory St Clair Jones


Gregory joined Kilburn & Strode having previously worked for another leading firm of patent attorneys.  Gregory is a qualified European and UK patent attorney and he holds a master’s degree in physics with philosophy.

Gregory has significant experience working with startups, SMEs and other high-growth companies providing commercial advice and developing cost effective IP strategies. Cost is a key concern for many of his clients and he always looks for ways to reduce costs without compromising on quality. 

Gregory particularly enjoys resolving contentious issues often faced by his clients, be it dealing with patent infringement threats, determining whether a company is free to operate in a particular area or acting before the European Patent Office in opposition and appeal proceedings. 

Gregory has also worked extensively with multinational telecoms, FinTech, software and oil and gas companies handling their patent prosecution matters.  Gregory also handles the global IP portfolios of several UK based companies and has substantial experience prosecuting patents in the UK and Europe as well as in all key foreign jurisdictions, in particular, the US, China and Japan.

Gregory’s background is in physics and his master’s project focussed on the use of gamma rays in cargo container scanning equipment.  Gregory’s professional experience has covered a broad range of technologies and he has particular expertise in inkjet printing technology and working with clients in the MedTech sector.


Chartered UK Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney 
European Design Attorney
MPhys Master’s Degree in Physics with Philosophy – The University of Manchester
Certificate in Intellectual Property Law – Queen Mary University of London


Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
The Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)

Selected Publications

N. Cousens, G. St Clair Jones, Inventions that made the modern running shoe, Kilburn & Strode, (2018) 

  • Aeronautical & Aerospace
  • Financial Services
  • Medical Devices
  • Software
  • Patents

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