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.

Ian Dowling

Principal Associate


London Office

Call+44 (0)20 7242 0901


Ian Dowling handles patent work in the engineering, manufacturing and consumer product fields.

Ian joined Reddie & Grose in 2012, having qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2009.

At present, Ian works primarily for a global manufacturer of tobacco-based consumer products, handling applications relating to product design and construction, manufacturing processes and packaging. Ian is also experienced in a wide range of engineering fields, with a particular interest in gas turbine engine technology having spent a number of years working for a leading manufacturer in the field. Specifically, Ian is familiar with turbine blade casting and coating, exhaust nozzle designs, thrust augmentation, fuel injection nozzles, fuel flow control systems, gearboxes and tip-turbine engine design.

Ian handles patent and utility model applications in the UK, Europe and internationally, as well as advising on freedom to operate searches, designs and more general IP matters. Ian has particular experience of drafting patent applications for prosecution in a number of countries worldwide.

Outside work, Ian’s interests include aviation, astronomy and spending time with his young family.

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