Alex Gardiner

Associate, Patent Scientist
London, EIP Europe LLP

Alex is an associate Patent Scientist with a background in electronic engineering. Prior to joining EIP Alex completed a law degree at Santa Clara University in California where he won awards for academic achievement.

Alex has a degree in engineering (electrical and electronic) from the University of Aberdeen and a degree in electronic engineering from the University of Huddersfield where his thesis focused on IP law issues in creating and implementing wearable electronic healthcare technology.


  • Medical Devices
  • Network Architecture
  • Computer-implemented inventions

Education and qualifications

  • High-Tech Law Certificate (Intellectual Property Specialisation, with honours)

  • 2016 — 2019
    J.D., Santa Clara University
  • 2015 — 2016
    BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering, University of Huddersfield
  • 2011 — 2015
    BSc Engineering (Electrical and Electronic), University of Aberdeen

Career history

  • 2020 — present
    Associate, EIP

Awards and recognition

  • High-Tech Excellence Award, Santa Clara University

Languages spoken

  • German
  • French (Intermediate)