HGF is pleased to announce that it has boosted its team in Ireland with the addition of a further 3 patent attorneys. Rosi Armstrong and Marie Walsh have both joined the firm as Patent Directors. In addition, Patent Attorney, Cassie Smith has returned to Ireland after a period of working in our Manchester office. The expansion of our expertise in Ireland is the latest step in the firm’s strategic growth across Europe.
This growth comes on the back of the firm’s continued success in Austria, France, Germany, Switzerland and The Netherlands over the last 2 years.
Rosi brings extensive experience and technical expertise to our Electronics team in patenting physics, MedTech, electronics, telecommunications and software inventions.
Marie’s arrival significantly boosts HGF’s local expertise and in particular strengthens our focus on providing commercially relevant and industry-specific IP advice to our clients. Marie joins our Chemistry team bringing extensive business experience across a number of technology areas including; industrial chemistry, material science, polymer chemistry, and pharmaceutical chemistry
Martyn Fish, CEO commented, “HGF understands the importance of growth across Europe and Ireland is a key area for us and we continue to extend our offering in all technology areas. We welcome Rosi and Marie to the firm, their experience and expertise in Electronics and Chemistry technologies will strengthen our highly regarded specialist teams.”
Rosi Armstrong commented, “HGF has a compelling proposition for the Irish IP world and I am delighted to become a part of this. Working with over 100 patent experts in a wide range of technology fields allows us to address Ireland’s growth areas including medical technologies, computer hardware and software and cyber security. This is an exciting development for me, building on my experience in working with clients of all sizes across Ireland and beyond.”
Marie Walsh commented, “I am excited to have joined the HGF team and to work together, to drive the expansion of HGF’s offering in Ireland by providing commercially relevant IP advice for our clients. I look forward to working with our clients in Ireland and globally, who have technology and innovation as the foundation of their value proposition and to helping our clients to achieve their commercial objectives.”
HGF Ltd is one of Europe’s largest firms of IP specialists with a vision to be the leading IP services firm in Europe. The firm’s patent attorneys, trade mark attorneys, design attorneys, IP solicitors and attorneys-at-law provide an integrated solution for clients. HGF creates and manages IP portfolios for the world’s leading companies and research institutes. We advise clients on the creation of strategic IP assets around the world and provide world-class expertise in oppositions, appeals, commercialisation, dispute resolution and litigation to defend and enforce IP rights.
HGF regularly wins industry awards and is recognised by the leading legal directories as a foremost provider of patent, trade mark and legal services. HGF has offices in Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, The Netherlands and the UK. HGF is Europe’s fourth largest provider of Opposition services, representing clients in over 2.5% of all Oppositions filed at the EPO*.