IP Clinics

April 2015

HGF Aberdeen are pleased to announce their participation in the free local IP advice clinic service, organised by Aberdeen City Libraries.  Craig Watson, Managing Partner at HGF Aberdeen, said “We are pleased to provide this pro bono service and look forward to helping many people in Aberdeen with IP matters.”

Intellectual Property (IP) covers a wide area of law including Patents, Trade Marks, Copyright, Designs and Confidential Information. 

Joy McGrimmond, Business & Enterprise Librarian at Aberdeen City Libraries, commented “The IP clinics provide the public with an opportunity to be advised by a registered patent attorney on any IP matter of interest.  We are most grateful to HGF Aberdeen for helping with this service.”

To book a consultation contact the Information Centre in the Central Library on 01224 652511 or e-mail here. 

Background information on HGF

HGF Ltd is headed up in Aberdeen by former Aberdeen Junior Chamber President, Craig Watson, one of the first British Patent Attorneys to be based in the city. Craig leads the dedicated energy team who specialise in protecting inventions in the oil and gas sector.

HGF nationally is one of the fastest growing UK full service Patent and Trade Mark attorneys.  From offices in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester, Sheffield, Oxford and York, HGF advises on all aspects of intellectual property including: invention identification; branding; patent and trade mark filing and prosecution; design registration; portfolio creation and management; licensing; litigation and dispute resolution. HGF is one of the largest filers of PCT patent applications and Community Trade Marks.

HGF has specialist business groups focused upon the broad technical fields of: Energy, Life Sciences; Chemistry and Pharmaceuticals; Electronics and Software; Engineering and Trade Marks

HGF provides the full range of services expected from a leading patent and trade mark firm, and has a dynamic approach to oppositions and appeals, strategic portfolio development, and due diligence that distinguishes HGF within the IP marketplace. The firm’s reputation has grown by providing clients with exceptional levels of service, commercial acumen and technical understanding.

Please contact Craig Watson on 01224 258510 or e-mail hgf-aberdeen@hgf.com for more information.