Dr
Simon
Turberville

Partner

London Office

Chemistry

Telephone. +44(0) 207 776 5100
Mobile. +44(0) 758 461 0797
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Simon began his patent career in private practice before joining the in-house department of a FTSE 100 multinational chemical company in 2012. As an in-house attorney, Simon was responsible for the patent portfolios of a contentious product area in the automotive catalysts sector. He has considerable experience in handling oppositions and appeals at the European Patent Office, and providing advice on patent validity and freedom-to-operate.

Simon returned to private practice in 2018 when he joined the London office of HGF. He draws on both his private practice and in-house experience to provide commercially-focused advice to his clients in relation to all patent matters.

Qualifications

Patent Attorney

Chartered (UK)
Europe


MCHEM

1st class, Oxford University

OTHER

DPhil, Organometallic Chemistry, Oxford University

CSR

Simon is a mentor for Oxford University’s Crankstart Careers Mentoring Programme.

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