Howard Lock Intellectual Property


Company Profile

Howard Lock Intellectual Property provides patent, trade mark and design protection services that are tailored specifically to meet the needs of the local SME business sector. Based in Sheffield,  Howard provides support and advice on patent and trade mark matters to a diverse range of businesses throughout South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

The business was formed by patent and trade mark attorney Howard Lock, who has over twenty years experience in dealing with intellectual property matters. Howard is a European Patent Attorney, a  Chartered Patent Attorney, as well as a Member of the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys.

Howard’s business has been built on his reputation and ethos for providing a personalised service that is tailored specifically to meet the individual needs of your business. The company can  provide strategic advice when it comes to launching new products in the UK or helping to protect your intellectual property when expanding into new international markets.

Today, the company provides trade mark, patent, and design protection services for a diverse range of clients, spanning from budding entrepreneurs to multi-national businesses operating throughout  the engineering and manufacturing sectors. 

Our Services

Trade marks

- Trade mark applications - Trade mark searches - Overseas trade mark applications - European Community trademark applications - Dealing with the examination of applications - Management of trade mark portfolios


- Patent applications - Overseas patent applications - Drafting of patent specifications - Patent searches - Liaising with the Intellectual Property Office and handling potential objections - Management of portfolios - Strategic advice

Design registration

- Searches - Preparation and filing of registered design applications


Howard Lock Intellectual Property   Westthorpe Business Innovation Centre   Westthorpe Fields Business Park   Killamarsh   Sheffield   S21 1TZ

Tel: 0114 218 0653   Fax: 0114 218 0601   Email: