Penelope Thornton

Penelope Thornton

Senior Knowledge Lawyer
London

Email penelope.thornton@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 2000

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupIntellectual Property

Penny Thornton trained with Hogan Lovells and qualified into our international Intellectual Property, Media and Technology practice in 2004. Penny has substantial experience in dealing with both contentious and non-contentious intellectual property and matters for clients in the media sector. 

She focuses on copyright and related rights, database rights, design rights and confidential information and broadcasting regulation. She has a diploma in UK, U.S. and EU copyright law.

Awards and recognitions

2018

Rising Star
IP Stars

2009

Recommended - Media & Entertainment
Legal 500 UK

Education and admissions

Education

The College of Law, London

University of Leeds

Memberships

Member, British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association (BLACA)

Member, City of London Law Society (CLLS)

Member, Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT)

Member, Federation Against Software Theft (FAST)

Member, Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (IPLA)

Member, Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA)

Member, IPSOC

Member, The Media Society

Representative experience

Representing FremantleMedia Limited in High Court copyright litigation in relation to the music television programmes Pop Idol and X Factor.

Latest thinking and events

Hogan Lovells Publications

Consumer Horizons 2019

Hogan Lovells Publications

Global media and communications quarterly - Autumn 2017

Hogan Lovells Publications

Global Media and Communications Quarterly - Autumn 2015

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