Mr
Jonathan
Thurgood

Partner & Trade Mark Attorney

London Office

Telephone. +44(0) 207 776 5100
Mobile. +44(0) 734 288 8249
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Jonathan is a leading European brand lawyer. He protects and defends businesses’ brands through trade mark and design registration and enforce their legal rights.

Jonathan acts for some of the world’s largest and best-known companies, with particular experience in the automotive, financial services, pharmaceuticals and consumer products sectors. He is equally at home advising start-ups and SMEs on everything to do with the legal protection and enforcement of their brands and designs.

Since 2006 he has served on the Law and Practices Committee of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA). He has chaired the Committee’s IPO and Marks and Designs Forum Working Group and currently also sits on the Litigation working group. He has previously served two terms on each of INTA’s Legislation and Regulation (Europe) Subcommittee, and Classification Subcommittee.

Specialisms

  • Energy
  • Food science
  • Household products
  • Material science
  • Petrochemicals
  • Physical chemistry
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Printing technologies
  • AI
  • Automotive electronics
  • Avionics
  • Computer hardware
  • Computer software
  • Consumer electronics
  • Cyber security
  • E commerce
  • Industrial & power electronics
  • Medical electronics
  • Printing
  • Scientific instruments
  • Semiconductor technologies
  • Telecommunications standards
  • Automotive systems
  • Baby & infant products
  • Construction
  • Drug delivery devices
  • Food and beverage packaging
  • Fuel cells
  • Oil & gas
  • Renewable energy
  • Water management and water treatment
  • Wound management
  • Agbio
  • Anti infectives
  • Cell and gene therapy
  • Diagnostics
  • Food technology
  • Trade marks

Industries

  • Finance icon Finance
  • Food & drink icon Food & drink
  • Healthcare icon Healthcare
  • Retail icon Retail

Services

  • Designs & design rights
  • Due diligence
  • Strategy
  • Trade marks
  • Transactional IP & commercial support

Qualifications

Trade Mark Attorney

Chartered (UK)
European
Irish


BA

French with Theology

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE

Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate

Recognition

Legal 500, 2020

“key lawyer”

Publications

WTR 1000 2021

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HGF wins Scottish “Firm of the Year” for Prosecution at the MIP Awards

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WTR 1000 2020

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HGF continue to be highly ranked in The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2020 rankings

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WTR 1000 2019

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Different kinds of intellectual property explained

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Conferences: 2021

May 1st 2021

INTA

Attended

Conferences: 2019

May 18th 2019

INTA 141st Annual Meeting 2019 - Boston

Attended

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CSR

Jonathan has provided pro bono and reduced fee work for charitable organisations including Love Music Hate Racism, Crisis Text Line, Medicinema, Zeo Church, Head Strong (youth mental health charity) and Med Supply Drive (regarding the supply of PPE during Covid-19).

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Searching for the distinctive

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Event - 8th June 2021

WIPR Trademarks Live

HGF is sponsoring WIPR Trademarks Live conference 2021 with Partner Lee Curtis speaking on 8th June. WIPR Trademarks Live is designed to provide critical and timely insights from leading trademark …

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Event - 22nd June 2021

Intellectual Property for Business: How to protect your brand and ideas

HGF Trade Mark Director Adjoa Anim will be speaking at a webinar hosted by London Chamber of Commerce and Industry on 22nd June. Brands are arguably one of the most …

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This is not just any caterpillar...

It would have been difficult to miss the recent news that Marks & Spencer has filed trade mark infringement proceedings against German discounter Aldi’s Cuthbert the Caterpillar cake. The filing …

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Event - 26th April 2021

World Intellectual Property Day 2021

World Intellectual Property Day is on 26th April. This year’s theme is IP & SME’s: Taking your ideas to market. World IP day 2021 shines a light on the critical role of …

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Event - 10th May 2021

Intellectual Property - Are you protecting your business ideas?

HGF and British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce are holding a webinar on 10th May 2021. Join HGF Partner and Patent Attorney Mike Nelson and Michaël Alder, Legal Advisor at the Swiss Federal Institute of …

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Copycat routes of action - decisive protection for designers

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