As a nation, our love affair with food and experimenting with different foods grow; we continue to prioritise any disposable…Read More
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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
Resitting exams? This is your moment: tips on how to succeed the second time around
Patent exams are notoriously difficult. This is a harsh but true fact for those hoping to qualify as patent attorneys….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
Shanks v Unilever: “Outstanding Benefits” for both employer and employee
After a 13 year legal battle – in which the inventor lost every previous round – the Supreme Court has…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
A career in Intellectual Property: the engine room of innovation
Katie Howe, double award-winning patent attorney at Barker Brettell developed a love for science, and in particular physics, from an…Read More