Scott Finlayson

Trainee Patent Attorney

Scott joined Kilburn & Strode in March 2018 as a Technical Assistant in the Tech group, and is currently training to become a UK and European patent attorney.  He joined Kilburn & Strode from another top firm in the UK, where he’d been working as a trainee patent attorney for three years.

Scott has a Masters degree in Physics from the University of Leeds.  In his final year he focused on condensed matter research, with particular application to digital storage devices. His professional experience includes working on mechanical components for transmissions in gas turbines, electronic devices for use in medicine, and software for cloud computing environments.


MPhys Physics, University of Leeds (2014)
PGCert Intellectual Property Law – Queen Mary, University of London (2016)


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

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Aeronautical & Aerospace
  • Medical Devices
  • Software
  • Patents

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