Fergus Brown

Associate, Solicitor

Fergus is a solicitor whose main practice area is IP litigation concerning the full range of intellectual property rights. He advises clients across a broad range of sectors such as electronics, food & beverages and financial services.


Practice Areas
  • Litigation across the full IP spectrum
  • Licences and disputes
  • IP Due Diligence & Freedom to Operate
  • IP Strategy & Audits
  • IP Transactions, Ownership & Licensing
Industries of focus
  • IT & Communications
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
Core responsibilities
  • Advising clients on exploiting IP rights
  • Advising on litigation strategy and potential disputes
  • Preparing and filing court documents in England and Wales and at the EUIPO
  • Advising on freedom to operate
  • Advising on infringement and validity of IP rights
  • Advising on trade mark filing strategy

Prior to joining AA Thornton, Fergus trained at Stevens & Bolton LLP.

  • BSc Marine Biology, Newcastle University
  • GDL, University of Law
  • LLM, University of Law
  • Qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales in March 2022