Jonathan Pennell

Trainee Patent Attorney

Jonathan joined Kilburn & Strode in December 2019 in the Tech Group having gained previous experience at another leading firm in the UK. 
Jonathan is training towards qualification as a European and UK Patent Attorney and holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary University of London. His technical qualifications include a First Class Honours degree in Theoretical Physics from the University of Birmingham, specialising in condensed matter physics and quantum field theory.
Jonathan works on all aspects of patent filing and prosecution. He also has experience of working with clients to formulate strategies regarding infringement and validity proceedings in the UK, performing IP auditing, providing freedom-to-operate opinions, and conducting patent portfolio analysis to aid valuation.


PGCert in IP Law – Queen Mary University of London
MSci Theoretical Physics – University of Birmingham


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

  • Aeronautical & Aerospace
  • Electronics
  • Optics
  • Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Patents

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