James Jessop

Trainee Patent Attorney

James is a Trainee Patent Attorney in the IT & Engineering group.  He has experience in drafting and prosecuting European and UK patent applications in a variety of fields.  He has worked with a variety of clients including large multinational corporations and start-ups based in UK, Europe and abroad.

Outside of work, James enjoys listening to music and browsing record shops to add to his collection of vinyl records.  He is also a keen sports fan and plays football and racquet sports, alongside road cycling.

James has experience mainly in the fields of physics, engineering and computing.  He has particular experience in:

  • Optical devices
  • Photonics
  • Quantum technologies
  • Vaping devices

James graduated from the University of Manchester with a First Class Honours degree in Physics.  In his studies he focused on photonics and quantum mechanics, writing a dissertation on weak measurements in quantum mechanics in his final year.  James joined GJE in 2021 and is currently working towards qualification as a European and UK patent attorney.