Reuben Jacob > Maucher Jenkins > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Maucher Jenkins
7th Floor, Artillery House
11-19 Artillery Row

Work Department

Patents | Life Sciences & MedTech


Reuben is a Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney.

Reuben is head of Life Sciences and MedTech at Maucher Jenkins. He has a strong track record advising clients on matters concerning biotechnology, medtech, medical devices and chemistry.

He is a contributing author to “Handbook of Intellectual Property Management” and “Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Chemical Inventions”.

Over the years Reuben has gained considerable experience in conducting oppositions and appeals before the European Patent Office, including appearing at oral proceedings before the examining division, opposition divisions and appeal boards. He is experienced in intellectual property litigation, both in a support role in the UK and in the co-ordination of Europe-wide litigation strategies including enforcement and litigation support in Germany.


Partner, Edward Evans & Co, London, 1993-03. Partner, Maucher Jenkins (previously RGC Jenkins & Co.), London, 2003 – present.

Publications of note:

‘Handbook of Intellectual Property Management’ Kogan Page and UKIPO;

‘Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Chemical Inventions’ edited by Duncan Bucknell, Oxford University Press.


English, French.


FICPI; AIPPI; British Mycological Society; senior associate member of the Royal Society of Medicine.


Alleyn’s School; Queen Mary College, University of London, (1988 BSc Hons Microbiology and Genetics); European Patent Attorney (1995); UK Patent Attorney (1996).


In his spare time, Reuben enjoys shooting, fishing, skiing.