The global business community is experiencing the biggest challenge since the Second World War: the COVID-19 pandemic. In a six…Read More
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100 days until Brexit transition ends. What next for EU & UK trade marks?
Today marks 100 days until the Brexit transition period ends. Barker Brettell has been working hard behind the scenes to…Read More
Owning it: why SMEs must invest in trade mark protection
Understanding the business drivers SMEs face and addressing their concerns is fundamental to us as Intellectual Property (IP) professionals. And…Read More
Unleashing lockdown innovation
Despite the challenges of the last few months and the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, June saw a record number of…Read More
Making money from innovation
When developing a new product, it can take years before it is a self-sustaining enterprise. This is a problem for…Read More
Intellectual Property: the lifeblood of SMEs
Much has been written about why a startup company should invest in Intellectual Property (IP), or why it is vital…Read More
Barker Brettell celebrates exam success for trade mark attorneys
Barker Brettell, a leading UK firm of intellectual property specialists, named in The Financial Times’ top list of patent firms,…Read More
Locally grown, globally consumed: why a PDO is an international advantage.
Cornish clotted cream has it, so has Jersey Royal potatoes; Halloumi nearly lost it, and Champagne would be lost without…Read More
Barker Brettell trade mark attorney shortlisted for ‘Future Faces of Legal’ award.
Barker Brettell, a leading UK firm of intellectual property specialists, is delighted that trade mark attorney, Becky Knott, has been…Read More
Brand transplants: breathing new life into business
All momentous historical events have had an impact on the way society lives and works. From a branding perspective, the…Read More
Preparing and filing a registered design is easy, right?
Filing online at the UKIPO is easy and the official fees are low, so in principle it is a straightforward…Read More
Ready to shake up the cosmetics industry? Just make sure your invention actually belongs to you.
Employees in the cosmetics sector often work in highly creative environments where innovation is encouraged and nurtured. For many, their…Read More