Cardiff

Dr Alan Jones

Partner

  • MEng Mechanical Engineering — Cardiff University
  • PhD Mechanical Engineering — Cardiff University
  • Chartered Patent Attorney/European Patent Attorney
  • Professional Representative before EUIPO
  • Certified Patent Litigator
  • European Design Attorney
  • UK Legal 500 recommended lawyer 2019

Alan specialises in mechanical patents, particularly those relating to the automotive field. As a European Design Attorney and Certified Patent Litigator, Alan also advises on design and litigation matters and is qualified to represent clients in the Higher Courts.

Prior to joining UDL, Alan gained a PhD with a focus on the characterisation and fundamental studies of particulate matter from combustion processes, with particular emphasis on automotive emissions and the development of suitable diagnostics. This research was funded by a major UK automotive engineering consultancy firm.

Alan entered the profession in 2004 and became a partner in 2015.


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Articles by Dr Alan Jones

Patents

19-07-2018

Seven inventions that revolutionised cycling

From 'bone shakers' to sleek hill climbers, here's a look at the evolution of the bicycle.

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Case Studies by Dr Alan Jones

Case Study

Escape Fitness

The advantage of combining design and patent protection

If you spot a competitor selling a product identical to your own and you have both design and patent protection, you can take immediate legal action.

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Case Study

La Hacienda

Opposing a copycat product

What can you do when a competitor is selling (and has registered a design for) a product that copies one of your own?

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