Lucy Johnson, Partner, joins HGF Newcastle Office

February 2017

HGF are delighted to announce the arrival of Lucy Johnson who joined the firm as a Partner on 1st February 2017. 

Lucy has considerable experience from previous roles in house and in private practice of co-ordinating global patent and design portfolios for both SME and corporate clients, working closely with their in house or external counsel to devise worldwide filing and prosecution strategies.  Her practice includes infringement and validity work as well as Oppositions and Appeals before the EPO for large corporate clients.

Her practice areas extend to mechanical engineering, packaging technology, building and construction products, contact cleaning, lifting equipment, safety equipment, high tensile rope, water treatment technology, household cleaning products, plumbing equipment, roofing systems, contamination containment, and offshore oil and gas technology, automotive and aerospace.  Lucy also advises clients in the fields of chemistry, chemical engineering and medical devices.

Matt Dixon, Head of Engineering at HGF commented “Lucy will be an excellent asset to the Engineering team and we are excited to welcome her to the firm. Lucy’s experience and expertise adds even more strength to our highly regarded specialist Engineering team.”