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Graham Johnson

Partner

BSc CPA EPA CTMA

As a dual-qualified patent and trade mark attorney, Graham has particular expertise in providing strategic advice to SMEs building a range of intellectual property (IP) rights around their brands and products.

He works across a variety of areas and has a particular interest in the consumer goods and food and beverage sectors.

Graham frequently advises in relation to disputes and has helped clients to reach commercially favourable settlements and avoid court action.

Specific areas of expertise in patents:

  • Clean technology
  • Consumer healthcare
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Food science
  • Medical devices
  • Medical implants
  • Packaging technology
  • Processes for manufacturing chemical products
  • Speciality chemicals
  • Textiles
  • Water treatment

Specific areas of expertise in trade marks:

  • Branding
  • Digital technology
  • Fashion and beauty
  • Filings and applications
  • FMCG and consumer healthcare
  • Food and drink
  • Licensing
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharma and biosciences
  • Professional practices
  • Sports and leisure

Specific areas of expertise in disputes:

  • Infringement
  • Invalidity
  • Official office appeals
  • Oppositions
  • Passing off
  • Revocations
  • Settlements