Events

Speaking at the AIPPI 2017 – World Congress

Partner Mike Jennings will be representing the firm at the AIPPI 2017 World Intellectual Property Congress, in Sydney, Australia 14-17 October. Mike is a contributor to the AIPPI study group on Computer-Implemented Inventions, and will attend the study committee meeting on 14 October. As well as attending plenary sessions and meetings and seeing many old friends… Read more »

Speaking at the in-cosmetics formulation summit

We are excited to announce that Consulting Patent Attorney and Healthcare and Beauty industry team member Julie Barrett-Major will be speaking at the in-cosmetics formulation summit on 26 October 2017. Julie’s long career history in this field lends itself to her topic of choice: “Patents – an excellent way of finding out about ‘new natural’ materials… Read more »

Standard Chartered Great City Race 2017

Team 2017. Back: Anna Sheridan, Adrian Bennett, Chris Burnett, Geoff Hussey, Stuart Greenwood, Alex Bone Middle:Hannah Bettles, Varuni Paranavitane, Emma Lau Front: Vanessa King On Monday 24 July, A. A. Thornton & Co. took part in the Standard Chartered Great City Race, raising money for the charity “Seeing is believing”, a global initiative to help… Read more »

Discussing Europe-wide preparation for the Unitary Patent (UP) and Unified Patent Court (UPC)

Litigation partner Geoff Hussey and Electrical Patents partner Mike Jennings, members of A.A. Thornton’s UP/UPC working group, attended the EPO’s annual conference in Munich on 5 July 2017, discussing the preparation of the European patent with unitary effect (UP) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC). EPO President Benoît Battistelli mentioned the new Quality Working Group… Read more »

Representatives of our Automotive group attend the London Motor Show

Automotive patent attorneys Stuart Greenwood and Nikesh Patel attended the Confused.com London Motor Show at Battersea Park on Friday 5 May 2017. They spent the day viewing over 150 vehicles, meeting motoring legends, and catching up on the latest tech innovations. Highlights included learning about cars being designed using virtual reality and speaking to the ‘Stop the crash’ representatives… Read more »

CITMA Spring Conference 2017

Heather Donald, Senior Associate, will represent the firm at the CITMA Spring 2017 Conference at the Hilton Tower Bridge and Cutty Sark from 15-17 March 2017. Sessions will range from an expert panel of international attorneys providing their perspective on Brexit, to Hague and handbags with David Stone. Delegates will include international and UK-based Chartered Trade Mark… Read more »

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