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Dr Alan Jones


  • 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. Alan also advises on design and litigation matters — he’s a Certified Patent Litigator, qualified to represent clients in the Higher Courts, and a European Design Attorney.

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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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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