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 and Business Practice Committees as well as being Chair of their Design & Copyright Committee, Alicia also sits as Vice-Chair on the MARQUES Communication and Membership Team and on the Council of FICPI-UK as treasurer.

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:
  • What automotive patents have CSY worked on? Read more
  • Eight top tips before you file for an… Read more
  • General Court rules on status of TMview Extracts Read more
  • Can Artificial Intelligence improve the way we do… Read more
  • What crazy automotive patents got approved? Read more
  • EPO and Patents Court decisions clash in patent… Read more
  • McDonald’s loses the BIG MAC trade mark Read more
  • Trade Marks & Brexit – An Update Read more
  • 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