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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


For those about to rock at Glastonbury Festival…
“God Gave Rock and Roll to You”sang Kiss in their cover of the…. – June 2017


To Protect or Not to Protect: The Fine Lines
In the recent judgement in the case of Societe Des Produits Nestlé… – June 2017


Wrong number for Napp Pharmaceuticals in UK Buprenorphine infringement cases

Napp Pharmaceuticals (Napp) is the proprietor of a European (UK) patent… – June 2017


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Patent Partner Craig Turner successfully defends Lycored’s European patent
In response to an opposition by chemicals company BASF, Craig Turner, a partner in our Chemistry, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical…


Patent Partner Mike Jennings moderates Pat-Tech Exchange session on the unitary patent
A.A.Thornton & Co patent attorneys Mike Jennings and Nikesh Patel attended the Pat-Tech Exchange event on the 6th – 7th June in Dublin….


Trade Mark team hosts event at INTA 2017 in Barcelona
This year, A.A. Thornton & Co. sent a large team to represent the firm at the INTA


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