Edward Thien

Patent Attorney

Three things you didn't know about Edward:

  • After graduating, Edward spent six months in China learning Mandarin Chinese and is conversationally proficient. He also has his sights set on learning Korean
  • Edward enjoys food and travelling, especially Sichuan cuisine and Asia
  • Edward played Ultimate Frisbee at university and still enjoys throwing a disc now and again



Edward is a European and UK chartered patent attorney. He has handled patent applications in a wide variety of technological areas including medical devices, mass spectrometry, automotive, printers, projectors, semiconductors and materials. Edward also has experience in advising clients on freedom to operate issues; defending patents from opposition at the European Patent Office; and advising on registered design protection. Edward began his training at a large firm in London before joining Wynne-Jones IP in 2017. Edward completed his technical training under the Wynne-Jones Training Academy and will continue his commercial training under the Training Academy under his mentor Martin Hyden. 


  • European Patent Attorney (EPA)
  • European Design Attorney (EDA)
  • Chartered Patent Attorney (CPA)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary, University of London
  • MEng Chemical Engineering with a year of Natural Sciences (Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science), University of Cambridge
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