Jason Boakes, Partner

jboakes@secerna.co.uk | +44 (0)1904 567 726

Jason Boakes


  • BSc (Physics); MPhil
  • Dip Law (College of Law)
  • Chartered Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Designs Attorney
  • European Trade Mark Attorney


Jason has practised in the field of Intellectual Property since 1994, working primarily in the advanced engineering, electronics and ICT sectors.

After starting his career as a patent attorney at a respected London-based firm, Jason later became a partner in a large firm of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys. He became UK Head of the Engineering and Nanotechnology Groups, serving in this role for many years. Jason established Secerna LLP in May 2011.

Specialist Sectors

  • Telecommunications
  • Wireless Connectivity
  • Electro-mechanical Devices
  • Medical Devices
  • Oil and Gas Products and Services
  • Automotive Engineering

Areas of special expertise

  • Patent enforcement and defence worldwide
  • Litigation support on the validity of third party patents, infringement advice and strategic advice on product development
  • IP portfolio management including filing strategies, competitor analysis and patent landscaping
  • Advice on mergers and acquisitions, general due diligence issues and licensing matters