Dr
Jamie
Thomson

Partner & Patent Attorney

Edinburgh Office Glasgow Office

Telephone. 44(0) 131 220 7500
Mobile. +44(0) 771 748 3525
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Jamie has over 20 years’ experience in the patent profession, working both in private practise and in-house. He specialises in the field of chemistry, particularly medical devices, pharmaceuticals and performance chemicals.

As well as drafting and prosecuting patent applications and managing global patent portfolios, he handles contentious EPO opposition and appeal proceedings having gained significant experience whilst living and working in Munich. Jamie also provides strategic advice on IP portfolios, and opinions on the infringement and validity of patents.

Specialisms

  • Electrochemistry
  • Energy
  • Material science
  • Pharmaceutical technologies
  • Physical chemistry
  • Polymer chemistry

Industries

  • Energy icon Energy
  • Healthcare icon Healthcare
  • Medical devices icon Medical devices
  • Pharmaceuticals icon Pharmaceuticals

Services

  • Due diligence
  • In-house legal support
  • Patent oppositions & appeals
  • Patents
  • Portfolio management
  • Strategy

Qualifications

Patent Attorney

Chartered (UK)
European


BSC

B. Sc. (Hons) Chemistry, First Class, University of St Andrews

PHD

Ph. D. (Chemistry), University of St Andrews

Recognition

MIP Patent Star

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IAM Patent 1000

"In Edinburgh, Jamie Thomson manages global patent portfolios in the fields of medical devices, pharmaceuticals and performance chemicals. He is also no stranger to oppositions and appeals at the EPO, having gained abundant experience in the area over two years stationed in Munich."

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Publications

IAM Patent 1000 2020

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MIP IP Stars 2020

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IAM Patent 1000 2019

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HGF awarded 'Winner of the Prosecution Firm of the year' UK (Scotland) 2019 at the Managing IP - Global IP awards

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CSR

Jamie sits on the Law Society of Scotland’s IP sub-committee, which reviews new IP legislation effecting Scotland.

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