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BEng (Hons), PhD, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, European Patent Attorney. 

Jason works in a wide range of design and engineering subject matter, with particular expertise in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications concerning electrical power systems, textiles, materials science and graphene technologies before the UK Intellectual Property Office and European Patent Office as well as other national patent offices. 

Jason is part of the firm's Asian Business Development Committee, with a focus on China, South Korea and Japan amongst others. He regularly attends IP seminars and business networking events throughout the UK to meet others with interest in developing business relations between Asia and the UK. 

Jason obtained a first class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Birmingham, before going on to achieve a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the same institution. His PhD dissertation topic was on the use of focused ion beam technology in the manufacture of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). 

Following his PhD, Jason went on to become a Postdoctoral Research Associate in a Department of Trade and Industry/Technology Strategy Board funded project to develop microfluidic flow sensors for a high-throughput micro liquid analyser system, before joining Potter Clarkson. 

Jason was awarded the Moss Prize in 2010 for obtaining the highest overall mark in the foundation level patent examination papers.