Paul Cozens


UK & European Patent Attorney, UK Trade Mark and Design Attorney, Higher Courts Litigator

European Patent Litigator

MA (Cantab), PhD, DIC, EPA, CPA, RTMA

Following a spell as a practising engineer, Paul has nearly 30 years’ pedigree as a patent, design and trade mark attorney. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge in the mechanical, electrical and software engineering fields, and leverages his expertise at the forefront of developing techniques for procuring patent protection to assist clients in generating, protecting and exploiting intellectual property (IP) portfolios of genuine value. Paul is recommended in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500, and has been praised for his “stand-out analysis and industry nous” (2024). He has been described as “an intelligent builder of patent portfolios”, and has been recognised for his “combination of technical aptitude, pragmatism and the ability to get the job done” (2023). Paul features as a ‘Recommended Individual’ in the latest IAM Patent 1000 guide and has also been ranked as a ‘Patent Star’ in Managing IP’s IP STARS.



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“Paul Cozens has stand-out analysis and industry nous.”

The Legal 500 (2024)


“Paul Cozens is my primary contact and he brings a wealth of experience that enables him to get to the key issues very quickly. He is supported by a strong team who always deliver high quality outcomes.”

The Legal 500 (2023)

“Regardless of the client, Paul has always impressed me by his combination of technical aptitude, pragmatism and the ability to roll his sleeves up so as to get the job done. He is also very easy to work with on a personal level.”

IAM Patent 1000 (2022)

“Paul D Cozens is an intelligent builder of patent portfolios with an affinity for the cutting-edge fields of artificial intelligence and cryptocurrency. He expertly balances scientific acumen with a fine-tuned business mind and is determined to get results no matter how challenging a case becomes.”

IAM Patent 1000 (2021)

“Paul Cozens produces work of a consistently high quality and is very commercial. He is especially adept at dealing with software in the context of engineering.”

The Legal 500 (2021)

“We have been very impressed. In addition to Paul being highly knowledgeable on the technical and legal side about how to best protect our innovations, we were surprised by how proactive he was in offering advice and guidance throughout the process about the financial and commercial implications of our decisions.”

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