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Jason is a Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney in the High Tech and Electrical Group.

Jason joined Boult Wade Tennant in 2005 having previously worked as an IT consultant, and then a senior engineer at Sony researching and developing video compression algorithms and audio/video security/anti-piracy systems for digital cinema applications.

Jason has considerable experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications across a wide range of technology areas, such as multi-media delivery, protection and presentation, artificial intelligence and machine learning, vehicle navigation systems, mobile telecommunications and search-engines. He particularly enjoys leveraging his previous experience to help applicants with patents in areas such as computer software and systems, video and audio processing, data compression, cryptography and information security, data communications, computer gaming and professional broadcast systems. Jason also enjoys the more contentious areas of software and business-method patenting, and regularly participates in hearings at the UK and European Patent Offices relating to these issues.

Jason enjoys working for a diverse range of clients, from large multinationals to universities and smaller, more local businesses.

Jason has a BA (Hons) Mathematics from the University of Oxford and an MSc Mathematics and the Foundations of Computer Science, also from the University of Oxford. He was awarded the Bill Caro prize for coming top in his year of Queen Mary University of London postgraduate certificate in Intellectual Property Law.





Chartered UK Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London (awarded the Bill Caro prize for coming top of year)

MSc Mathematics and the Foundations of Computer Science, University of Oxford

BA (Hons) Mathematics, University of Oxford


Audio and video creation and processing


Content protection

Energy management

Internet services

Media delivery and data protection

Mobile telecommunications

Search engines

Software and computer technologies

Software systems and solutions

Vehicle navigation systems

Practice areas

Audio processing

Business methods

Computer games

Cryptography and data security

Data compression

Digital watermarking

Artificial intelligence

Machine learning

Internet of Things (IoT)

Internet technologies

Mathematical methods and algorithms

Multimedia processing

Signal processing

Software and computer-implemented inventions


Video processing


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34 Bridge St
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Recommended Individual by IAM for 2023

“We all realize the challenges one faces in defending issued patents… Your work rose to and even exceeded the challenge… Great job!” (Client comment, by email)

“Jason Pelly is very knowledgeable.” Legal 500, 2012 (Recommended, Patent Agents)

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