About Us
LeanIP is a full-service UK and European Patent Attorney firm, founded in 2014 in Glasgow. We adopt customer-focused lean methodologies to improve both the patent process and our clients' patent experience. 
We are a small boutique firm with many years of practical experience in intellectual property law. We handle all aspects of patent law from drafting and filing a patent application to litigation of patent disputes. We have a strong scientific background and advanced academic qualifications in science and engineering. We specialise in software, electronics, high-value manufacturing, nanotechnology and physics in general.
We are experts in providing IP audits funded by the UK Intellectual Property Office. 

Meet Our Team

We are experienced scientists and attorneys who will be fully dedicated to your case.

Dr. Jim Adams

Patent Attorney

Jim Adams is a UK and European Patent Attorney with 23 years of patent experience specialising in the fields of software, electronics and high-value manufacturing, including mechanical engineering, semiconductors and optics.

Dr. Xu Gu

Patent Scientist

Xu Gu joined LeanIP as a patent scientist in 2015. Xu is part-qualified as a UK Patent Attorney. She has an academic background in mathematical modelling and developmental biology. She is a native Mandarin speaker and fluent in English.

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