Craig has decades of experience working in patents in Aberdeen, protecting diverse technologies often relating to the energy sector, be it Oil and Gas or renewables.
He has particular experience working with clients for original drafting and subsequent prosecution of patents, and is a volunteer marker for the drafting and prosecution professional exams to become a European Patent Attorney, marking candidate answers in English and French.
He also assists clients in IP strategy tailored to follow their business goals, and has also gained valuable business knowledge through completing a number of Harvard Business School online courses including one on Disruptive Strategy.
He also enjoys advocating for clients at ex parte and inter parte oral proceedings at the European Patent Office, and outside work, was part of the Scottish team to win the JCI World Debating Championships.
BSc (Hons) Chemistry
MSc New Materials
Core Credential, Pass with High Honors, Harvard Business School Online
Disruptive Strategy, Harvard Business School Online
October 2nd 2020
Craig is a volunteer marker for some European exams to qualify as a Patent Attorney, marking papers in English and French.
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Summary Mr Justice Meade has revoked Bristol Myers Squibb’s (BMS) European patent No. EP1427415 (EP’415) and corresponding supplementary protection certificate (SPC) that relate to the compound Apixaban (ELIQUIS) for lack …Read article
After a challenging couple of years, we are delighted to invite you to join us for HGF’s eighth annual IP in Healthcare Conference. We will review the latest intellectual property …Event details
HGF is holding a webinar and an in-person event covering the UPC in Germany and Austria this Spring. The provisional phase of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) is now underway …Event details
HGF hosted a webinar on Wednesday 23rd March on Getting your first filing right. One of the most often asked questions of patent attorneys is: “when should we file?” Both …Event details
HGF Patent Attorney Dr Robert Weinert-Aplin is attending and speaking at the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference on 10th March 2022 in Milton Keynes, UK. The Manufacturing & Supply Chain …Event details
HGF Partner and Patent Attorney Craig Thomson and Patent Director Dr Jennifer Bailey write an article for The Microbiome Times on ELIGO v SNIPR: a reflection on IP strategies in …Read article
With news that the Austrian parliament has ratified the Protocol on the provisional application of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court on 2 December 2021, the Unified Patent Court …Read article
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