As a nation, our love affair with food and experimenting with different foods grow; we continue to prioritise any disposable…Read More
Category: IP Developments
Sometimes having a fairy godmother isn’t enough to keep watch over your brand
Lucy Walker, trade mark attorney and partner at Barker Brettell, takes a look at how The Walt Disney Company has…Read More
Nuclear Powered Aircraft: Fantasy or Reality?
Attempts are continually being made to reduce the use of fuels that result in emissions of carbon dioxide and replace…Read More
The antibiotic era is almost over. What next?
For more than 100 years antibiotics have saved countless lives all over the world from infections that previously resulted in…Read More
Fright club: how to ensure Halloween isn’t a hair-raising experience for your brand
For brand owners, the figures are impressive: market research company Mintel estimated that £419 million was spent by Britons on…Read More
The state of things to come
Recent word on the street is that the electric vehicle tipping point, when the total cost of ownership of a…Read More
Be Brexit ready: Important information about EU designations of International (Madrid Protocol) trade marks and International (Hague) Designs
The UK is set to leave the EU on 31st October 2019 which will have an impact on certain Intellectual…Read More
Corporate Frenemies – co-operation and competition in the automotive industry
With the automotive sector undergoing some big changes, especially in areas such as electrification and connectivity – as mentioned in…Read More
Standardising a revolution?
The role of Standards Essential Patents in the automotive industry The ACES revolution The automotive industry is undergoing some of…Read More
Are you ready? EPO announces changes to appeal procedure
On 1 January 2020, the rules governing procedure in ‘Appeals of Decisions’ made by the European Patent Office (EPO) will…Read More
Inspirational and innovative: the medical devices of tomorrow
Companies working in the medical device space are an inspiration, working tirelessly to improve the lives of patients and their…Read More
Hair-raising developments in medical materials
Tailoring the properties exhibited by a material has classically focussed on altering its chemical or compositional nature (for example, to…Read More