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James Horgan is a qualified UK and European Patent Attorney with nearly 30 years of experience of IP work gained in private practice, Fisons plc and Pfizer Limited. He has represented his employers on both the patent committee and Council of the IP Federation for many of those years. His career has mostly been spent in the pharmaceutical field, obtaining and defending patent protection for new products globally. He gained a first degree in chemistry with biochemistry from Oxford University in 1987, and an LLM in IP litigation from Nottingham Trent University in 2009.
He was President of the IP Federation from 2010 to 2012.
In his spare time, James enjoys spending time with friends and family, walking, cycling and sailing.
Joint Brexit note providing a short list of the biggest areas where UK government action is necessary to ensure continuity and certainty of IP law and to prevent disruption both to undertakings which use IP services and IP service providers. Key recommendations are made in the following areas:
- Continuation of EU-derived IP rights.
- Unitary Patent / Unified Patent Court Agreement.
- Exhaustion of rights.
- Rights of representation.
- Mutual recognition of judgments.
and written or supported by the following organisations that represent the main UK IP professions, including IP solicitors, IP barristers, chartered patent attorneys, and chartered trade mark attorneys:
- Law Society of England and Wales
- Intellectual Property Bar Association
- Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
- Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys
- IP Federation
IP Federation accounts 31 December 2016: Annual Report and Unaudited Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2016