Justin Hill

Partner at Dentons

Justin Hill is a partner and head of Dentons’ patent and opposition practices across Europe. All of the leading independent legal directories have consistently recognised him as a leader in the IP field. He provides global IP services with a platform covering 181 Dentons offices in 80 countries.

Dr Hill is a European patent attorney and a patent attorney litigator.  He worked in research and in industry before his law degree, and has spent more than 20 years in private practice. His practice includes advising on IP policy, strategy, efficient portfolio management and commercialisation. Dr Hill has a track record of working with world-class technologies and generating portfolios of strategic importance.  He is known for his successes in EPO oppositions and appeals, and is instructed by many of the world’s leading tech companies.

Dr Hill has a first-class (hons) degree and a PhD from Imperial College London. He and his team can handle any area of technology, with particular specialisms including medical devices, medical technologies, computer-implemented inventions, software, AI and machine learning, autonomous systems, robotics, computer vision, control systems, radar, sensors, semiconductors, cloud and edge computing technologies, user interfaces, machine to machine, the Internet of Things, renewables and energy, batteries, propulsion, autotech, aerospace and space systems (including satellite applications), smart systems, test and measurement.

Dr Hill is well known among tech and investor communities and sits on the advisory board of a leading venture capital firm. He  also hosts an accelerator for space tech businesses, which provides commercial acceleration, advice, individual mentoring, workshops, co-working space and access to corporate partners such as Airbus, Rolls Royce and the European Space Agency.

IAM says

Among the most strategic and commercially minded patent attorneys, Justin Hill has a deep knowledge of new technologies and the skill to help clients achieve incredible revenue outcomes. He is highly rated as a visionary value creator with a globally entrepreneurial mind.

Professional associations

  • CIPA
  • Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office


  • IP management consultancy
  • Legal
  • Licensing
  • M&A
  • Technology transfer

Firm details

1 Fleet Place
London EC4M 7WS
United Kingdom

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