Matthew is a UK and European Patent Attorney based in the UK. He joined Kilburn and Strode in 2017 as part of the Tech practice group, and has since worked with a large variety of clients in wide-ranging fields of technology. 

Matthew has extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications for large multinational tech firms, SMEs and start-ups. Particular areas of expertise lie in the fields of software engineering, graphical user interfaces, optics, augmented reality and virtual reality. Matthew also has experience in drafting applications relating to electrical impedance tomography, radiotherapy and quantum computing. Matthew’s practice also includes managing global patent portfolios and defending patents before the Opposition Division of the EPO. 

A particular area of interest for Matthew is collaborating with foreign counsel to ensure that software-related patents are optimised for UK and EPO prosecution. He regularly advises US attorneys on best drafting practices in the UK and Europe and is often involved in collaborative drafting processes for software-related patents and other computer-implemented inventions.

Prior to joining Kilburn and Strode, Matthew completed a Masters degree in Physics, specialising in computational simulations of soft-matter. Other aspects of his degree focused on optics, photonics, quantum computing and cryptography. 


European Patent Attorney
Chartered UK Patent Attorney
Certificate in Intellectual Property Law – Queen Mary University
IP litigation certificate
MPhys Physics (Hons) – The University of Bath (2017)



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