AA Thornton & CO, Intellectuall Property Law

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Our partners and attorneys are highly qualified and highly experienced to advise you in all areas of Intellectual Property law. We advise start-ups, SMEs, and multinational corporations and ensure that your inventions, brands and designs are expertly protected.

Our specialist teams cover a huge range of industries and technical fields, from chemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, to electronics, engineering and physics, to fashion, food and retail.

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Latest publications


Mighty MasSpec pen

An interdisciplinary team of researchers based in Austin, Texas have developed a handheld device…


 IP Helps Koenigsegg Keep Engine Development Ticking Over

Fuel efficiency and power have long been key areas of automotive development.  Recently the high profile advances in this area have related to hybrid powertrains….


Bosch transforMOTION showcases vision of the future

Automotive Patent Attorney Stuart Greenwood reports from a fascinating event he attended at Somerset House on the future of mobility….


Latest news


European Union Trade Marks and Community Designs, post-Brexit

The UK is to leave the EU (“Brexit”) in March 2019, but there is an expectation on both sides that some form of transitional (“implementation”) period will…


Hague Agreement ratification designed to offer some post-Brexit certainty

The UK government has announced it has joined the Hague Agreement for the international registration of industrial designs….


PTMG Spring Conference

Trade Mark Partner Rachel Havard and Consulting Patent Attorney Julie Barrett Major will represent the firm at the…..


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Clive Menezes, Senior VP & Chief Patent Counsel, Halliburton

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