John Henry Johnson (patent attorney)

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John Henry Johnson (1828 in Kendal, United Kingdom – 1900 [1]) was one of the first specialist patent agents in the United Kingdom and became the founding President of the Institute of Patent Agents, now the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, on its formation in 1882.[2][3]

The UK firm of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Bromhead Johnson traces its history back to John Henry Johnson, and his sons James Yate Johnson and George William Johnson.[3] The Scottish firm of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Johnsons traces its history back to John Henry Johnson, his son James Yate Johnson, his grandson Christopher Johnson and his great grandson Edward Johnson.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Obituary on Johnson's death in 1900
  2. ^ CIPA Transactions Volume LXII Session 1943-44
  3. ^ a b c Bromhead Johnson web site, History of the Firm, Consulted on September 30, 2009. Johnsons web site, About Us, Consulted on November 2, 2009.