Penelope Thornton

Penelope Thornton

Senior Knowledge Lawyer

Email penelope.thornton@​

Phone +44 20 7296 2000

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

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


Rising Star
IP Stars


Recommended - Media & Entertainment
Legal 500 UK

Education and admissions


The College of Law, London

University of Leeds


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

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