Alicia Instone

Senior Associate
Hertfordshire

Alicia graduated from the University of Leeds with an honours degree in Colour and Polymer Chemistry and was awarded a PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry for her research in the area of photochromics.

Her research included altering the molecular structure of naphthopyrans to develop predictive techniques for producing molecules of tailored wavelengths for use in the ophthalmic industry and resulted in seven published scientific papers.

Currently, Alicia works particularly in the fields of chemistry, dyes and pigments photochromic materials, medical devices, laboratory consumables, traffic control, oil & gas and natural sciences in general.

Alicia is a Chartered Patent Attorney, a European Patent Attorney and a Chartered UK Trade Mark Attorney, having won the Payne/Bennett Memorial Award for scoring the highest mark in the UK for one of her Final Trade Mark examination papers.

Alicia has also obtained the Intellectual Property Litigation and Advocacy Certificate at Nottingham Trent University which enables her to represent clients directly before the High Court.

Alongside sitting on the Council for the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys’ and being an active member of their Trade Marks, Design & Copyright and Business Practice Committees, Alicia also sits as Vice-Chair on the MARQUES Communication and Membership Team and on the Council of FICPI-UK.

In her spare time Alicia enjoys tinkering with cars and has rebuilt a couple of rotary car engines in her front room!

Additional Information

Senior Associate of Cleveland Scott York, 2017

Specialisms

Chemistry
Dyes and pigments photochromic materials
Medical devices
Laboratory consumables
Traffic control
Oil and gas
Natural sciences

Qualifications

BSc Hons Colour and Polymer Chemistry, University of Leeds
PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Memberships

CITMA
CIPA
EPI
FICPI-UK
MARQUES

Contact Alicia Instone
+44 1707 682 900

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Publications:
  • No direction on the issue of direct infringement… Read more
  • Draft EU Withdrawal Agreement – IP Provisions Read more
  • Cleveland Scott York contributes to St Albans City… Read more
  • Pregabalin patent – Supreme Court finds the patent… Read more
  • Icescape v Ice-world: Cool for patentees, chilling for… Read more
  • New UK Trade Mark Regulations will come into… Read more
  • Strong rankings for Cleveland Scott York in Chambers… Read more
  • Four new ‘Recommended Lawyers’ at ‘top-notch’ Cleveland Scott… Read more
  • Court of Appeal rules backs rights holders in… Read more
  • Intellectual property law specialists lend their backing to… Read more
  • Our ‘rising stars’ celebrated by prestigious directory Read more
  • UK confirms it’s business as usual for patents… Read more