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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
Exam success tips from award-winning trainees
This article was originally published on the IP Careers website, August 2019. Inside Careers recently caught up with Craig Slater…Read More
New hires, new horizons
Birmingham-headquartered intellectual property (IP) specialist Barker Brettell has announced a 25 per cent increase in its trainee attorney intake this…Read More
From concept to commercialisation
The Sinclair ZX80 is quite rightly remembered as the UK’s first mass-marker home computer, making Sir Clive Sinclair a household…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
Use it or lose it: weak evidence costs McDonalds & Adidas TM rights
In a recent decision, following an application for revocation filed by Supermac’s (Holdings) Ltd, the EUIPO Cancellation Division upheld the…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
Keeping the faith: China amends law to combat TM squatters
As we have already reported here, many trade mark owners seeking to register their mark in China have found that…Read More
Updates to UK Trade Marks Act 1994 – how will it impact your IP protection?
Early in 2019 various changes to UK Trade Mark legislation came into force. We have outlined below some of the…Read More