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….


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ABHI Parliamentary Reception

Attorneys Marianne Privett and Chris Burnett from our Medical Devices team attended the inaugural Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) parliamentary…..

1 Year anniversary of the Royal Charter for the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys

Friday (24 November 2017) marked the first anniversary since the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys signed their Royal Charter to establish…..

Expected reduction of EPO fees

The European Patent Office management has put forward a proposal to reduce its fees. If adopted by the Member States of the European Patent Organisation….

“Halliburton has worked with AA Thornton & Co. for nearly 40 years, and we are delighted with the service they have provided during our many years of working together. Their expertise in the oil and gas sector has been invaluable to help us achieve our commercial objectives. Their large patents team has helped us across the broad range of different technologies we handle, and they are very approachable and commercially-minded.”

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