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A.A. Thornton & Co. is a leading firm of Intellectual Property professionals, including UK Chartered and European Patent Attorneys, Registered and European Trade Mark Attorneys and IP Solicitors based in London and Munich. Our heritage dates back over 100 years, making us one of the UK’s longest-established and leading specialists in the field. We provide a comprehensive range of IP services - covering all areas of patent, trade mark and design law - to multinational corporations, SMEs, and individual inventors, across a broad spectrum of industries, technologies and market sectors.
Our Medical Devices group comprises attorneys with a wide variety of expertise, including patent attorneys, trade mark attorneys and solicitors. We are able to draw on our varied technical backgrounds that encompass pharmaceuticals, chemical engineering, electrical and mechanical engineering, as well as computer systems, software and electronics. Some of us have previously worked in-house at Novartis and GSK. The group’s expertise is broad-based, and we have experience in a diverse range of medical technologies from drug packaging to medical imaging, auto injectors to laryngoscopes, cardiac valves to diagnostic devices and implantable actuators. Our experience also extends to devices for monitoring animal health.
Some of the technologies we have recently advised on include:
Dry powder inhaler devices
Cardiac valve support structures
Single dose nasal spray devices
Intracavitary radiation applicators for brachytherapy
Cryocatheters for freezing human tissue
Implantable magnetically activated actuators