Home: Maucher Jenkins

Intellectual Property


Patents | Trade Marks | Designs

Our People

Maucher Jenkins has built a team of outstanding professionals, recognised experts in intellectual property law, science and technology, working across multiple industry sectors and legal jurisdictions.

Stuart Rowlands

Partner - Patents

Chartered Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney

Masters degree in Physics, the University of York; Masters degree in the Management of Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary, University of London



Stuart is a Partner in the Patents team at Maucher Jenkins. He entered the patent profession in 2009, joined Maucher Jenkins in 2010 and became partner in January 2021.


Stuart works with a variety of technologies across mechanical engineering and green technology. In particular, he has experience in renewable energy systems, and energy efficiency systems in vehicles. For example, Stuart has worked on technologies that improve the efficiency of various aspects of energy-from-waste systems, as well as working on tidal energy systems, waste-heat recovery systems, tyre pressure regulation, adjustable pitch propellers and floating houses


Stuart also works on a wide range of other technologies including air-conditioning systems, household appliances, multimedia broadcast and reception/storage systems, database management and information retrieval, LCD displays, telecommunications, and computer hardware.  


Stuart provides clients with advice on patent drafting, patent prosecution, international portfolio management, advising regarding filing strategy, and patent searching. He works with a variety of clients, from multinationals to individual inventors.


Stuart was recognised as an 'IP Rising Star' in 2018, 2019 and 2020 by Managing Intellectual Property, the IP industry's dedicated legal directory.


Stuart's client Kew Technology Ltd was officially nominated for The Earthshot Prize by CIPA in 2023. He appeared in CIPA’s Two IPs in a Pod podcast with Kew Technology to discuss the IP journey associated with their invention leading to their Earthshot Prize nomination. Click here to listen to the podcast. Stuart also appeared alongside Kew Technology in explaining the importance of patents to protecting and expanding their technology. Click here to watch the video by CIPA. 


Stuart also receives high praise from his clients, having assisted with putting in place suitable protection for their inventions to allow growth of their companies.


Stuart advised Kabina on its recent patent application and successful outcome. Stuart was very diligent, thorough and guided us through the process. He is clearly a master of the subject.” – Guy Lane, Kabina


We were recommended to Stuart by a mutual industry contact, as someone who could give us the advice we sought in protecting our IP. Stuart showed an immediate grasp of the engineering, as well as a willingness to examine every aspect of its functionality. We would have no hesitation in recommending Stuart to anyone in a similar position.” – Neil Cheston, Kabina


"I have found Stuart to be trustworthy and friendly. He provides straightforward advice and explanations of patent systems to allow reasoned decisions to be made." - Pete Mackie, Zepto Process Technologies Ltd


“Stuart is a great guy. He is very sharp and switched on. He is very intelligent and down to earth. He is my go-to person. I would not go to any other person.” - Market Commentator to Chambers and Partners 2024


Stuart is an IP Stars Notable Practitioner.



Interests outside work:


When not at work, Stuart enjoys outdoor activities, and currently particularly focuses on archery.


Back to search