Amedee Turner

Amédee Edward Turner, Queen’s Counsel, Honorary Member of the European Parliament

  • Christ Church, Oxford MA
  • Practice as Barrister at the Patent Bar, London in 1952-present
  • Associate at Kenyon and Kenyon Patent Attorneys, New York 1957-1960,
  • Queen’s Counsel 1976
  • Member of the European Parliament for Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, Conservative, 1979-1994
    • Rapporteur of over 40 European Parliament Reports of the above Committees
    • Chief Whip European Democratic Group 1989-1992, negotiating fusion with European People’s Party
    • Chairman of Civil Liberties and Internal Affairs Committee 1992-1994 (Organised Crime, Europol, Immigration and Terrorism)
  • Senior Counsel, Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly 1995-1999
  • Senior Counsel, APCO Europe Ltd. 1995-1999
  • Senior Counsel, WorldSpace UK Ltd 1999-2001
  • Chairman of CJA Consulting 2006-
  • Georgia- Chairman of Conference for the Georgian President on the economic potentialities 1998
  • Advisor to the Russian Federation Patent Office 1997-1999
  • Romania- Lectures and discussions with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Interior Affairs on justice and home affairs 2000
  • Macedonia- Resident advisor to the Macedonian Parliament on democratic procedures 2001-2002
  • Author of five Reports to the European Commission on industrial and intellectual property
  • Publications-
    • The Law of Trade Secrets 1964,1967 (Sweet & Maxwell, New York)
    • The Law of the European Patent 1979 (Garland, New York)
    • Manuals for the Macedonian Parliament on the Approximation of EU Laws and on Democratic Procedures 2002
    • Numerous studies for the European Commission