James Dalrymple is an overseas (UK and European) qualified patent attorney based in Melbourne.

James has a background in Physics and, having previously worked in private practice in the UK, is experienced in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in a wide range of physics-related fields. His particular technical expertise includes mechanical engineering, subsea oil and gas equipment, medical devices, automotive technology, consumer electronics, and waste treatment systems and processes.

In addition to his prosecution experience, James has also been involved in complex inter partes proceedings in Europe and the UK.

James enjoys working closely with clients to understand the needs of their business and to develop commercially-focused strategies that can maximise the potential of their IP. His understanding of the UK and European patent landscape can provide valuable insight to applicants looking for strong protection for their IP internationally


  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), Physics with Astrophysics – University of Manchester, UK
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law – Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • UK Qualified Patent Attorney
  • European Qualified Patent Attorney