Mr Ken Stewart MITI

Professional German to English patent translator for over 17 years.

Qualified as a Master of Engineering in Automotive Engineering with German (MEng (Hons)) at the University of Bath in 2005. Over 16 years of experience as an in-house translator for a major intellectual property language services provider. Obtained MITI qualification in 2021. Freelance translator since 2022.

Specialist in the translation of engineering-related patents, patent litigation, patent abstracts, patent examination reports and technical documents.

In-depth knowledge of technical subject matter in the fields of automotive and mechanical engineering, and comprehensive knowledge in a wide range of further subject areas including e-mobility, aeronautical engineering, manufacturing, electrical engineering, automotive electronics and medical devices.

Regularly providing thoroughly researched, accurate translations to clients in accordance with their individual terminology and style requirements. Enthusiastic about maintaining up-to-date subject and linguistic knowledge through Continuing Professional Development. Experienced and confident user of Trados Studio, Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat.

ITI membership category: MITI


German English
ITI Assessed


  • Automotive engineering
  • Control engineering
  • Control systems
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Engineering
  • Farm machinery
  • Machine tools
  • Marine engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Medical devices
  • Patents
  • Patents - Engineering
  • Patents - Manufacturing
  • Patents - Oil and gas industry
  • Patents - Transport

Associated skills

  • Machine translation - post editing
  • Proofreading


  • Adobe Acrobat
  • SDL Trados Studio

CPD achieved within last 6 years