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Guy Edwards


Guy Edwards | Trainee Patent Attorney


European Patent Attorney

Guy holds two Masters Degrees having graduated from Oxford University with an MEng in Engineering Science in 2013, and from UCL in 2015 with an MSc in Naval Architecture.

Career History

Guy joined Gill Jennings & Every in 2015 and qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2019

Previously, Guy spent two years working for the UK Ministry of Defence as a Naval Architect where his roles included supporting the Royal Navy’s Type 45 Destroyers and Type 23 Frigates, and assisting in the design of the UK’s Dreadnought class submarines (due in service 2028).

Guy Edwards



Guy has experience with a wide variety of technologies within the broad subject areas of engineering, physics, electronics and materials science. He has particularly enjoyed recent work with clients in the maritime, document security and telecommunications sectors.

Guy works with a wide variety of organisations, from individual inventors to multinational corporations. His work regularly involves drafting and prosecuting UK, European and foreign patent applications. Additionally, Guy has experience performing portfolio review, freedom-to-operate and patent validity assessments and providing strategic advice to clients. He is also experienced with both European and British registered design rights.

Guy tailors his approach to the aims and requirements of each client, and enjoys meeting clients and inventors to gain a direct understanding of their commercial and strategic goals which helps inform his advice.

As a member of GJE’s social committee, Guy helps organise firm-wide events throughout the year. Outside of work Guy enjoys travelling, running, and playing and watching American football.