Debbie Hartley

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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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Formalities and Renewals Manager

Debbie Hartley Formalities Manager

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  • International Trade Mark Attorney (WIPO)
  • European Trade Mark Attorney (EUIPO)
  • International Design Attorney (WIPO)
  • European Design Attorney (EUIPO)
  • CIPA Certificate in Patent Administration
  • CITMA Certificate in Trade Mark Administration

Debbie joined Franks & Co in March 2002. She has 13 years experience in intellectual property. She is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys.


CIPA Certificate in Patent Administration, CITMA Certificate in Trade Mark Administration.


Debbie is a Formalities Officer, handling formal aspects of patents, trade marks, designs, and databases and renewal fees.

Debbie is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA) and holds the Certificate in Trade Mark Formalities awarded by the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys. She also holds the certificate in Patent Administration, awarded by the Chartered Institute of Patent Agents.

Debbie has experience acting before the UK Patent Office, the UK Trade Marks Registry, the UK Designs Registry, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

Debbie has been appointed as the Company Secretary of Franks & Co group companies, held since February 2014.


  • Associate member of CIPA (Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys)
  • Administrator member of CITMA (Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys)