Our services are centred around intellectual property that can be registered. We protect innovation, design, and branding across all sectors of industry, and at all stages in the supply chain.

For each IP right we offer services covering strategic advice, pre-registration searches, registrations and renewals, oppositions and dispute resolution. We handle work throughout the world, working with local colleagues in over 100 countries.


Our attorneys specialise in one or more sectors of industry, which enables them to provide quality advice with a commercial focus.

Our patent specialists have detailed understanding of the background technology, which ensures that your patent applications are prepared with the correct scope, reducing the likelihood of challenges from third parties and objections from the patent office.

They also advise whether other forms of protection would be more appropriate. Our brand specialists work with brand managers for leading brands and their advice is commercially focussed making sure that you get the best value from your budget.

Alex Maxwell-Keys



Cambridge Office

Call(0)1223 360 350


Alex Maxwell-Keys handles patent work in the engineering, materials and consumer products fields.

Alex joined Reddie & Grose in 2016 after graduating with a Master’s degree in Engineering Science. During his degree, Alex specialised in thermodynamics and fluid dynamics. These specialties served him well during his final university project concerning the design of a radial-inflow turbine for an organic Rankine cycle, and during his internship in a mechanical engineering team at Rolls-Royce. Alex qualified as a Chartered UK Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney in 2021, and was awarded the Ballantyne Prize for the highest mark in the Infringement and Validity (FD4 / P6) UK qualifying examination.

Currently, Alex handles patent work in the engineering, materials and consumer products fields. This work includes drafting patent applications and prosecuting them before patent offices all over the world, advising on infringement and validity issues, and representing clients in oppositions before the EPO. Alex works with multinational companies and SMEs across a wide range of technology sectors including aerosol-generating systems, powder metallurgy, and autoinjectors.

In his spare time, Alex is a keen Texas Hold ‘em player, regularly playing in both live and online games. He also enjoys rock-climbing and snowboarding from time to time.

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