Services

At AA Thornton, we provide a comprehensive service offering to help you protect your intellectual property and maximise your assets. By combining the expertise of patent and trade mark attorneys as well as solicitors within a single firm, we can offer you a customised comprehensive service.

Our clients range from individual inventors, SMEs, through to multinational corporations, across a broad spectrum of industries. We service clients locally in the UK, as well as in Europe and the rest of the word, in particular North America, India and the Far East.

We also work for overseas attorneys and professional advisers, representing their clients’ interests in the UK and elsewhere in Europe.

Who we work for


Our clients range from multinational corporations, to SMEs, to individual inventors, across a broad spectrum of industries and market sectors. Our client base is centred in the UK but covers many other parts of the globe, notably Europe, North America, India and the Far East. We also work for overseas attorneys and professional advisers, representing their clients’ Intellectual Property interests in the UK, Germany and Europe.

Attorneys & advisors


We enjoy long-standing relationships with many practices. This reflects the professionalism of our approach and our ability to provide fast, clear and consistent advice and assistance.

Corporate clients


We work closely with UK corporations and multinationals. Our role can be one of liaising with your own in-house intellectual property specialists or functioning as an integrated IP department, as and when needed.

SMEs & individuals


While it is true that we have many large corporate clients, we also work for a large number of small businesses and private individuals, helping and guiding them through the process. Our services are highly personalised and can be tailored to your requirements.

Academic institutions


Whether you are a start up company or university, intellectual property rights can present a major challenge. We have teams of fully qualified and highly experienced attorneys who will advise you on every aspect of intellectual property.