Abdulmalik Lawal

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Covid-19 Update

Please be reassured that Franks & Co Limited have taken contingency measures to ensure that the firm will continue to operate without any disruption in our services in view of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Our attorneys and support staff are equipped to work remotely to handle matters reliably and with our usually precision and efficacy. All remote working will be conducted via virtual private networking to maintain client’s data security and confidentiality. Our normal operating hours will continue.

We extend our well wishes to all at these difficult times.

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Chartered Patent & Trade Mark Attorney and European Patent Attorney

Abdul Lawal patent and trade mark attorney

E: abdulmalik.lawal@franksco.com T:+44 (0)114 249 9888

  • International Patent Attorney (WIPO)
  • European Patent Attorney (EPO)
  • Chartered Patent Attorney (UK)
  • Registered Patent Attorney (UK)
  • International Design Attorney (WIPO)
  • MSc in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Queen Mary University of London
  • PhD in Computational Fluids Dynamics, University of Southampton
  • Chartered Trade Mark Attorney (UK)
  • International Trade Mark Attorney (WIPO)
  • International Design Attorney (WIPO)
  • Professional Certificate Trade Mark Practice, Nottingham Trent University

Abdul joined Franks & Co. in April 2015. He has over 15 years’ experience in general patent agency, covering a wide range of generalist technologies.


Abdul read Mechanical Engineering at Queen Mary University of London, then gained a PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics at the University of Southampton.


Abdul is a representative before the European Patent Office (EPO), the UK Intellectual Property Office (incorporating the UK Trade Marks Registry and the UK Designs Registry), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

Abdul has experience in a wide range of technologies including oil & gas, construction, medical devices, and renewable energy. He has prepared, filed and prosecuted UK and foreign patent and design applications on behalf of small and medium sized companies, universities, and multinationals.

Abdul is a director of Franks & Co (Mancunium) Limited.


  • Member of EPI (European Patent Institute)
  • Fellow of CIPA (Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA) Committee Member – Brand Restrictions Committee
  • Committee Member, IP Inclusive IP & ME
  • Committee Member, IP Inclusive North of England Network
  • CITMA (Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys)