Following on from the success of our York office, HGF opened a Newcastle satellite office on May 2nd 2016 to provide a base for servicing the many companies and universities we act for in the north east area.
Newcastle's HGF office can put you in touch with specialists across the company in any field, and has experts in trade marks, bio sciences, life sciences, engineering, chemistry and electronics.
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Use our ‘People Finder’ to discover the wealth of talent and skills that make up the teams at HGF. Select a speciality or search for a team member by name, and use their ‘Contact Card’ to get in touch.
Dr Richard Jenkins Partner
Richard’s practice spans the fields of telecommunications, electronics, computer-implemented inventions, physics, and medical devices. Within these fields, Richard has extensive experience in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications relating to mobile phone technology, analogue and digital electronic circuits, the structure and manufacture of electronic devices, fibre-optic systems, electrical and electromechanical devices, power generation, and surgical apparatus.
Lucy Johnson Partner
Lucy’s extensive experience covers a broad spectrum of subject matter, from simple engineering, such as joist hangers and packaging, through water treatment systems to welding, automotive and oil and gas technology. With many long standing clients including both global and local companies, Lucy is very well respected for a pragmatic, commercial approach.
Richard Wylie Partner
Since joining HGF in 2005, Richard has worked for clients across a range of industries, including household names in the food and medical field, high profile entertainment clients, leading universities and international engineering companies.
Lewis Birchenough Patent Director
Lewis has practiced in the intellectual property profession since 2002, specialising in the areas of telecommunications, computing, digital electronics and physics. He has a deep understanding of a wide range of technological areas including cryptographic systems, image processing, networking, computer architecture, high-energy devices and various wireless communication standards.
Dr Thomas Olbrich Senior Patent Attorney
Tom’s extensive experience covers a wide spectrum of technologies, from relatively simple concepts, such as shoelaces, floating platforms and power tools, to semiconductor and superconductor systems, as well as, computer implemented applications and medical devices. Tom has considerable experience (13+ years) in patent drafting and European, as well as, worldwide patent prosecution.