Two attorneys from Intellectual Property (IP) specialist firm Barker Brettell will be presenting at Automechanika in Birmingham next month. Dr…Read More
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Opportunity NOx – What Next for Diesel?
This year Barker Brettell’s automotive team headed up by Dr Andy Tranter, patent attorney and partner, will be publishing a…Read More
All it’s cracked ‘UP’ to be?
Irrespective of Brexit, the unitary patent (UP) agreement may come into force by early next year. When a European patent…Read More
Hague Design Registrations to be able to designate the Russian Federation in the Near Future
The Federation council of Russia has just approved a federal law ratifying the Hague Agreement. The law will come into…Read More
Win, lose or draw?
Registered designs protect the appearance of an article. Filing an application is easy, and is fairly quick and inexpensive. But,…Read More
Cambodia signs a Validation Agreement with the European Patent Office
Cambodia has signed a Validation Agreement with the European Patent Office (EPO) to recognise European patents in Cambodia. This agreement…Read More
Graphene for life: new uses for the ‘wonder material’?
Once again the wonders of graphene are back in the headlines, with the recent news of a graphene sieve that…Read More
Gather, nurture, grow: Leading IP firm’s winning recruitment formula
Leading Intellectual Property (IP) specialist Barker Brettell is celebrating outstanding examination results and a number of promotions this month. Two…Read More
Woofed out of court!
No one would possibly associate a high end restaurant with the manufacturer of pet food right? Wrong. The High Court…Read More
Has ‘fake news’ infiltrated IP statistics? Reading between the lines of the latest Chinese IP figures
An earlier version of this article, ‘The Rise of Chinese IP?’, was previously published on tuftythecat.blogspot.co.uk A recent article has…Read More
Revisions to Patent Examination Guidelines in China
The State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of China has made some revisions to its Patent Examination Guidelines. The revisions will…Read More
Will the new Spanish patent law bring harmony in Europe?
A new Spanish patent law will come into place from 1 April 2017 which will have the effect of harmonising…Read More