The debate about the consequences and impact of regulatory policies has always been controversial. It is clear that the implementation…Read More
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Designs and complex products: – what is normal?
Registered designs are becoming an increasingly important part of a company’s IP portfolio. For simple or whole products, protection is…Read More
Warning: automotive trade marks can drive you to distraction.
It’s always been a grey area of the law, and no more so than in the car industry: when can…Read More
What do you get if you cross a turbocharger and a supercharger?
Progress. For those expecting a witty punchline, I apologise. However, for those more interested in ‘punchy’ acceleration, the development of…Read More
Savvy food companies beef up their IP protection for vegan products
There’s a veggie-driven revolution going on in the food industry right now. Led by customer demand for meat alternatives (the…Read More
Invitation to futurist-tech innovations seminar
20 September 2017, Browne Jacobson, Nottingham 27 September 2017, Barker Brettell, Birmingham 2.15pm – 4.30pm Technology is moving at a…Read More
British cars are becoming more British – UK Automotive Council Report 2017
A recent report by the UK Automotive Council has found that cars manufactured in the UK are including more British…Read More
The essential Intellectual Property (IP) guide for small businesses
What is IP? IP can be a trade mark (which is the legal name for your brand), a design (which…Read More
What does a patent mean? Humpty Dumpty is given his marching orders…
While Humpty Dumpty may have said in Alice in Wonderland: “When I use a word, it means just what I…Read More
Sugar and spice and all things nice – that’s what soft drinks are made of!
The soft drinks industry levy nicknamed the ‘sugar tax’ was announced in the 2016 Budget and was a key part…Read More
August date confirmed for Cayman Islands TM Law
Following on from the overview by Sarah Lait, head of Barker Brettell’s trade mark practice, and the more in-depth discussion…Read More
Barker Brettell life sciences expert recognised by IAM 1000 2017
Barker Brettell would like to thank the clients and contacts of Jenny Atkinson, patent attorney and partner, who has been…Read More