Paul Thorneycroft BSc DMS CEng FIMechE - Engineering Expert Witness
Investigations, Testing and Reporting

 

Patents, Design Right & Intellectual Property

Vacuum Cleaner

Medical Device

Disabled Access Bus Ramp

Loft Stairs

Expert Witness Patent, Design Right & IPR experience has included:-



Instructed by Kim Marsden of Marsden Duncan (Margate) acting on behalf of the defendant, 2010.
Undertook an investigation and prepared a report in respect of the alleged infringement of
unregistered Design Right of a carbon monoxide, smoking cessation monitor.


Instructed by Hugh Storry Deans, Partner at Harold G. Walker (Bournemouth) acting on behalf of the defendant, 2010.
Undertook an investigation and prepared a report in respect of the alleged infringement of a
Patent for a medical device.


Instructed by Dominic Adair of Bristows (London) acting on behalf of the defendant, 2009.
Undertook an investigation and prepared reports in respect of the alleged infringement of a
Patent for a disabled access bus ramp.


Instructed by Damian Bailey of Kuits (Manchester) acting on behalf of the claimant, 2008/2009.
Undertook an investigation, prepared a report and
gave evidence in the High Court before Mr Peter Prescott QC (sitting as a Deputy Judge) in respect of the alleged infringement of a Patent for loft stairs.


Instructed by Hugh Storry Deans, Partner at Harold G. Walker (Bournemouth) acting on behalf of the defendant, 2007.
Undertook an investigation and prepared a report in respect of the alleged infringement of a
Patent for a medical device.


Instructed by Gideon Cristofoli of Bookers & Bolton (Alton, Hampshire) acting on behalf of the claimant, 2006.
Undertook an investigation and prepared a report in respect of the alleged
copying of the design of a bed.


Instructed by David Brown, Partner at Bristows (London) acting on behalf of the claimant.

Electrolux v. Dyson 1999.
Undertook investigations, prepared reports and
gave evidence in the High Court Chancery Division before The Honourable Mr. Jonathan Parker, in respect of the performance of Electrolux vacuum cleaners against recognised international standards.


Instructed by Max Craft, Partner at Blake Lapthorn Linnell (Fareham, Hampshire) on behalf of the Claimant.

Amoena v. Trulife 1995.
Undertook an investigation, prepared a report and
gave evidence in the High Court Chancery Division before His Honour Jonathan Sumption QC, in respect of an alleged infringement of Design Right in the copying of the shape of silicone prosthesis breasts.