Dr
Susan
Keston

Partner & Patent Attorney

Glasgow Office

Electronics

Telephone. +44(0) 141 229 5800
Mobile. +44(0) 779 353 8010
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Susan has 15 years experience as a European Patent Attorney and she is undaunted by even the most complex of innovative technologies in the Electronics sector. Susan is a strategic thinker adept at disentangling complex legal scenarios in European patent law and formulating clear risk-evaluated options for resolving them.

Susan enjoys advocacy and has achieved good results for clients at Oral Proceedings at the European Patent Office at Opposition and before the Examining Division.

Susan's technical specialisms include software, processor and memory hardware, semiconductor technology, video and audio technology, wireless telecoms, consumer electronics, medical devices/software and Artificial Intelligence.

She aims to deliver to her clients excellence in both technical and legal aspects of patent drafting, prosecution and Opposition work.

Qualifications

Patent Attorney

Chartered (UK)
European


BSC

Physics & Astronomy

PHD

Computational Quantum Theory

Publications

UK Supreme Court Reaches a Unanimous decision in Parallel Unwired Planet and Conversant Appeal cases, Spelling Victory for Standard Essential Patent Holders

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

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

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Conferences: 2021

May 25th 2021

IAM webinar: How to capitalise on the 5G healthcare revolution

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May 11th 2021

IAM AI IP Connect 2021

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March 9th 2021

WIPR webinar: Applied AI: Effectively Monetising Innovation

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January 26th 2021

IQPC Global IP Exchange USA 2021

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January 26th 2021

IQPC Global IP Exchange USA 2021

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January 14th 2021

HGF IP in Healthcare Virtual Conference 2021

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Conferences: 2020

September 29th 2020

IQPC Global IP Exchange Europe 2020

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September 28th 2020

IAM webinar: Primed to tap into the economic potential? Troubleshooting patent protection of AI innovations in Europe

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CSR

Susan is a member of the ChIPS community whose purpose is to advance women in technology, law and policy. She likes to inspire younger women to embrace a career in intellectual property and to pursue science at University.

Susan attends University careers fairs to educate new graduates and postgraduates about the opportunities available via pursuit of a career in intellectual property.

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Event - 10th May 2022

The HGF IP in Healthcare Conference 2022

After a challenging couple of years, we are delighted to invite you to join us for HGF’s eighth annual IP in Healthcare Conference. We will review the latest intellectual property …

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Event - 10th May 2022

HGF UPC events in Germany and Austria 2022

HGF is holding a webinar and an in-person event covering the UPC in Germany and Austria this Spring. The provisional phase of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) is now underway …

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Event - 23rd March 2022

HGF webinar: Getting your first filing right

HGF hosted a webinar on Wednesday 23rd March on Getting your first filing right. One of the most often asked questions of patent attorneys is: “when should we file?” Both …

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Event - 10th March 2022

Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference 2022

HGF Patent Attorney Dr Robert Weinert-Aplin is attending and speaking at the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference on 10th March 2022 in Milton Keynes, UK. The Manufacturing & Supply Chain …

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The Microbiome Times: ELIGO v SNIPR: a reflection on IP strategies in a competitive environment

HGF Partner and Patent Attorney Craig Thomson and Patent Director Dr Jennifer Bailey write an article for The Microbiome Times on ELIGO v SNIPR: a reflection on IP strategies in …

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UPC could open its doors in 2022

With news that the Austrian parliament has ratified the Protocol on the provisional application of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court on 2 December 2021, the Unified Patent Court …

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