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Alex Frost

Managing Partner

Alex Frost Partner

As well as being the firm’s Managing Partner, Alex is a Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney in the High Tech and Electrical Group.

The majority of Alex’s practice is directly with large corporate clients in the fields of physics, electronics, and electrical engineering. His major clients include: manufacturers of scientific instruments such as mass spectrometers, commercial printers for industrial labelling, visible/IR/UV light detection devices and geophysical exploration equipment. Alex is a regular visitor to the European Patent Office for hearings and advises on a range of post grant contentious matters. Alex regularly visits clients and foreign attorneys in the US, China and Japan.

Alex has an MA Physics and a DPhil from the University of Oxford, with his doctoral thesis focussing on electromagnetic properties of High Temperature Superconducting tapes and wires for bulk current transport and magnetic field generation.




Institute of Physics


Chartered UK Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

DPhil, University of Oxford

MA Physics, University of Oxford


Electrical engineering

Industrial printing


Scientific instruments

Practice areas


Geophysical equipment

Light detection devices

Mass spectrometers


CPC4 Capital Park
Cambridge Rd
CB21 5XE
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Recognised as a notable star, MIP awards 2023

Recognised as a notable star, MIP awards 2022

“...whenever I have an issue...it would be taken very seriously and I have complete confidence that it will be dealt with.” (Client comment, client satisfaction survey)

“Alex is very, very approachable. I've always felt that I can talk openly with Alex about any issues we have with the company and things will be dealt with. He's very concerned to maintain an excellent relationship.” (Client comment, client satisfaction survey)

“He is highly competent and able to cope with the technical demands.” (Client comment, client satisfaction survey)

Frost demonstrates “excellent case management” skills and “brings a high level of IP expertise”. MIP IP Stars Patent Editorial, client comment, 2018

Boult Wade Tennant was ranked Tier One by Legal 500 for both Patent and Trade Mark groups in 2020 and Alex was recognised as a key attorney.

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