Mr
Jonathan
Thurgood

Partner & Trade Mark Attorney

London Office

Chemistry

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.

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

World Trademark Review 1000 2022

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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: 2022

April 30th 2022

INTA 2022 Annual Meeting Live+

Attended

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April 14th 2022

HGF Complete webinar: unregistered trade mark rights in the EU and UK

Speaker

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Conferences: 2021

May 1st 2021

INTA

Attended

Conferences: 2019

May 18th 2019

INTA 141st Annual Meeting 2019 - Boston

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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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Event - 30th April 2022

INTA 2022 Annual Meeting Live+

The HGF European team will be attending the INTA 2022 Annual Meeting Live+. It is being held on 30th April – 4th May in Washington, D.C. INTA brings together the …

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Event - 19th May 2022

HGF Complete webinar: comparison of registered and unregistered design rights procedures before the EUIPO and UKIPO

HGF is hosting a series of HGF Complete webinars this Spring. Our expert speakers will discuss trade marks and designs in the EU and the UK. We will compare and …

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