Edward worked as an engineer in the steel industry before embarking on a PhD where he conducted experimental research on carbon fibre composites for the aerospace industry with improved strength and damage sensing capabilities. Having completed his PhD he moved into the world of patents and initially gained 9 months experience in a patent attorney firm drafting patent specifications and responding to examiner's objections. From there he moved to the patent litigation department of a law firm where he undertook technical research on disputed patents and assisted lawyers in common general knowledge questions and sourcing evidence for court cases. Having spent two years there he moved to HGF in February 2021 where he took on the role of Professional Standards Officer.
Professional Standards works with the firm’s Executive and Board on matters relating to HFG’s professional standards and regulation. The team oversees procedures at HGF through the provision of legal and technical information and advice to our attorneys, our solicitors, and other internal teams to maintain HGF’s high standards of quality, excellence and consistency. Professional Standards at HGF also provides knowledge on IP law and legal and procedural developments, both internally at HGF and externally to clients and associates.
Looking forward to 'The future of Innovation: Your #data' event hosted by @nexusunileeds on 21 Sept, where a panel of speakers (including HGF's Senior IP Solicitor James Talbot) will discuss #consumerdata. Find out more here: lnkd.in/dD3t6SwD #DataProtection https://t.co/juprEK2cM4Follow HGF on Twitter
In a Judgment handed down on 21 September 2021 ( EWCA Civ 1374), the Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal by Dr. Stephen Thaler claiming that it should have …Read article
HGF is sponsoring The Business of Science Conference 2021 on 7th October. Science and the commercialisation of science continues to be fundamental to the economic growth of the UK and …Event details
How has the luxury industry adapted to the new realities of the last 18 months? #LuxuryLawSummit Europe on 22 Sept will cover this and more different topics related to the industry. Join HGF in our workshop on 'Ecommerce, reseller platforms and upcycling': hgf.com/events/luxury-… https://t.co/kWZIev5F9BFollow HGF on Twitter
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