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Clive So

Associate, European and UK Patent Attorney

Clive is a European and UK Patent Attorney. He handles the drafting and prosecution of patent applications in fields related to engineering and IT, with particular experience in mass spectrometry, electromechanical systems, computer software, medical devices and mechanical engineering. He is experienced in handling applications at the European Patent Office and the UK Intellectual Property Office, as well as patent families including applications in a large selection of countries worldwide.

Clive gained his engineering Chartership from his former occupation in the nuclear power industry. Clive’s studies in engineering covered a wide range of disciplines, particularly thermodynamics and fluid dynamics. Clive also has practical experience in 3D printing and has a keen interest in recent advances in this field.

Clive is based in our London office. In addition to English, he is fluent in French (DALF C1) as well as written and spoken Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin).

Clive joined J A Kemp in 2016 and became an associate in 2021.




University of Cambridge, Masters Degree in Engineering (specialising in aerospace and aerothermal engineering)

Professional Qualifications

European Patent Attorney; UK Chartered Patent Attorney; Chartered Engineer (CEng MIMechE)

Membership of Professional Bodies

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA); Member of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)



Tel: +44 20 3077 8600

80 Turnmill St,

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