Lucy O’Brien is a Trainee Patent Attorney within our Chemistry, Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals patent department. Lucy’s clients operate in industry sectors such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, chemistry and oil & gas technologies.
AA Thornton celebrates IP Inclusive Week AA Thornton took part in the celebration of IP Inclusive Week, to showcase the importance of diversity and inclusion in the IP professions. At the start of the week, IP Inclusive launched a pack for running a work experience day, making it easy for firms to invite students to… Read more »
A.A. Thornton & Co. announce promotions for Nikesh Patel to Associate Patent Attorney and Louise Foster to Principal Trade Mark Attorney.
On Saturday 6 June, A.A. Thornton & Co. sponsored and took part in the Toy Trust Big Thames Challenge, raising a record-breaking £205,000 for UK based child mobility charities.
Consulting Patent Attorney Julie Barrett-Major and Trainee Patent Attorney Lucy O’Brien will attend the 12th World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences and Innovations in Pharma Industry on 26th and 27th of February 2018 in London. ‘The conference is a specially organized two day event which will provide a multi-channel communication platform that brings together both “producers”… Read more »
Relaxing the Tension Between Publishing and Patenting: Practical Hints and Tips – Part two In the first part of our article on this topic, we outlined some patent-related ramifications of publishing your research and development prior to filing a patent application. This second part provides you with some practical hints and tips for drafting your paper, helping you to… Read more »
Relaxing the Tension Between Publishing and Patenting: The Legal Basis for Tension – Part One In the summer of 1975, at a Medical Research Council (MRC) meeting, a presentation was given by scientists César Milstein and Georges Köhler.1 The topic: monoclonal antibodies. The presentation was attended by Tony Vickers, a member of the MRC, who asked the scientists for… Read more »