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.
French with Theology
Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate
May 1st 2021
May 18th 2019
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).
9th Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum: Europe will be held on 26th-27th October 2021 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The event is dedicated to exploring microbiome research and strategies for …Event details
HGF’s Attorney-At-Law Olivia Petter will be speaking at the WIPR Patents Live Broadcast on Tuesday 26th October. WIPR Patents Live is a programme that gives you access to unmissable live …Event details
IPBC Europe: Leadership Summit will be held in-person on 4-5 October in Dublin. The conference is the top European gathering of senior corporate IP professionals. It will be covering the …Event details
IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders guide has been published and HGF is delighted to have 4 Partners listed. The guide draws from the worlds of private practice, consulting and other …Read article
HGF’s Partner Dr Markus Zoller is attending and speaking at the German Biotechnology days on 20th September 2021. German Biotechnology days is the go to event in the industry and …Event details
HGF is sponsoring Luxury Law Summit Europe this year which is being held on 22nd September 2021 in London. The event will bring together General Counsel and business figures from …Event details
What is the Internet of Things? Among the various lockdown viewing options offered by Netflix is a series of animated short stories called “Love, Death and Robots”, which span a …Read article
In the past 6 months a number of very interesting decisions were handed down by different European courts and IP offices which we would like to draw your attention to. …Read article
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