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AA Thornton

10 OLD BAILEY, LONDON, EC4M 7NG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7405 4044
Fax:
Fax 020 7405 3580
Email:
Web:
www.aathornton.com
London, Munich

Dr Craig Turner

Tel:
Work 020 7440 6862
Email:
AA Thornton

Work Department

Chemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

Position

Dr Craig Turner is a partner within the chemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals patent team and has been in the profession for over 17 years. Craig’s patent practice covers both contentious and non-contentious matters in the fields of chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

Craig’s clients include large corporations in the oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology industry sectors. Craig heads up the patent team for one of the firm’s biggest clients, an American multinational corporation and one of the world’s largest oil field service companies. Other clients include SMEs, start out companies and academic institutions.

Craig is a member of the firm’s finance management group and is involved in the implementation of the financial strategy and plans for the firm.

Career

Joined Northampton office A.A. Thornton & Co. 1998; partner 2005. During this time, he gained the Certificate in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary, University of London, qualifying as a European patent attorney in 2001 and a chartered patent attorney in 2003.

Member

Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA); International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI); European Patent Institute (EPI).

Education

Trinity College, Cambridge University (BA Hons Natural Sciences); Department of Physiology, Cambridge University (PhD in Neurophysiology).


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

PATMA: Patent attorneys

Within: PATMA: Patent attorneys

A.A. Thornton & Co. was especially active in the life sciences, pharmaceutical, energy, electronics and IT sectors, with other highlights coming from retail, medical device, agriculture and aerospace clients. The group increased its weight in the market with the partner promotions of Alex Bone, Nikesh Patel, Marianne Privett and Nick South. Adrian Bennett is the head of the engineering, physics and mechanical devices group, while Mike Jennings directs the electrical engineering, electronics, telecoms and IT department and Craig Turner leads the chemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceutical practice. Emily Cottrill joined Henkel.

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