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Dr Lawrence King

Partner

A.A. Thornton & Co

Dr Lawrence King is a Partner and UK Chartered and European Patent Attorney in the Chemistry, Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals patent department. Lawrence has specialist expertise in chemistry, chemical engineering and pharmaceuticals.

Services


  • Patents
  • IP Due Diligence & Freedom to Operate
  • IP Strategy & Audits
  • IP Transactions, Ownership & Licensing

Core Responsibilities


  • His practice covers contentious and non-contentious patent matters in the fields of chemistry, chemical engineering and pharmaceuticals
  • Drafting and prosecuting patent applications for a broad range of technologies
  • Providing strategic advice in respect of patent infringement and validity
  • Representing clients at oral proceedings
  • Member of the Marketing committee

 Career


  • He began his patent career in 1999 as Patent Counsel for Glaxo Smith Kline
  • In 2007  he joined D Young & Co LLP as an Associate
  • He joined AA Thornton as an Associate in 2011
  • He became a partner in 2013

Industries


  • Agriculture
  • Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals
  • Cosmetics & Personal Care
  • Pharmaceuticals

Qualifications


  • BSc Hons Chemistry, Queen Mary, University of London
  • PhD Chemistry, Queen Mary, University of London
  • Qualified UK Chartered Patent Attorney, 2005
  • Qualified European Patent Attorney, 2006

Professional Memberships


  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
  • Member of the European Patent Institute (EPI)

Awards / Accolades


  • Recommended in Legal 500 UK – “Lawrence King is ‘highly recommended’”
  • Ranked in the Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2018

Related News


AA Thornton ranked with ‘Leading Firm’ status in the Legal 500 2019

  The Legal 500 2019 edition has now been published and we are delighted that the firm has once again been ranked as a leading firm for both patents and trade marks, and that our level of service was recognised, once again, as “outstanding”:  “The ‘excellent’ A.A. Thornton & Co. ‘goes the extra mile to provide outstanding customer service’ and has… Read more »


A.A. Thornton & Co. ranked with ‘Leading Firm’ status in the Legal 500 2017

The Legal 500 2017 edition has now been published and we are delighted that the firm has once again been ranked as a leading firm for both patents and trade marks, and that our level of service was recognised as “outstanding”.   The editorial sections for each of our entries in the directory are reproduced below:  “A.A. Thornton & Co.’s level… Read more »


A.A. Thornton & Co. help set fundraising record of $2.4 million

On 15 October 2014, partners of the firm Craig Turner, Adrian Bennett, Mike Jennings and Lawrence King took part in the Halliburton Charity Golf Tournament.


Related Events


  • Speaking at the in-cosmetics Korea exhibition, Seoul

    Speaking at the in-cosmetics Korea exhibition, Seoul We are excited to announce that Consulting Patent Attorney and Cosmetics & Personal Care industry team member Julie Barrett-Major will be speaking at the in-cosmetics Korea exhibition on 13 June 2018. Julie’s long career history in this field lends itself to her topic of choice: “Patents – an excellent way of finding out… Read more »

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