The disappearance of blue Smarties® was a hammer blow that echoed through the mid-noughties. Nestlé®, reacting to fears that artificial…Read More
Category: IP Developments
Artificial Intelligence – clever enough to be inventive?
As part of the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly finding its way into virtually every part…Read More
Online or not online? That is the question for fashion retailers in today’s market
Following on from our previous article on the value of Intellectual Property and the importance of keeping your brand alive,…Read More
Empowered by solar
When I first became aware of solar panels they were powering calculators and the satellites circling the planet. Their common…Read More
Knee replacements – one size fits all?
Arthritis is an extremely common condition in the UK. It causes joint pain, limits mobility, and can become so debilitating…Read More
New Year brings IP changes, but patent process remains the same
As the New Year starts many of us think about setting new goals and making changes. One thing that hasn’t…Read More
Will 2021 be the year electric vehicles and V2G become mainstream?
It might seem an outlandish question, but asking “It’s 2020, where’s my flying car?” might actually get a positive response,…Read More
Understanding the new rules for European trade mark and design renewals and UK clones post-Brexit
With the Brexit transition deadline edging ever closer – just 30 days to go- it is important to understand the…Read More
Help! Where are my listings? The lowdown on eBay and Amazon IP takedowns
What started as a post-Thanksgiving online sale incentive has turned into the most important weeks of shopping deals – tomorrow…Read More
UK design rights in a post-Brexit world
With 50 days until the Brexit transition period ends, we explore the impact this will have on European Community design…Read More
Charitable shield: the role of IP in the not-for-profit sector
It’s not often a charitable organisation hits the headlines over an Intellectual Property (IP) dispute. But recently the actor Laurence…Read More
Silencing the counterfeiters – are face masks their new target?
For many, whilst COVID remains an issue, wearing a face mask at some point during day-to-day life has quickly become…Read More