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Act now to continue IP protection in the UK: Brexit transition period for EU trade marks and designs ends on the 30th September 2021
Following the UK’s departure from the EU on the 31st December 2020, the end of the transition period is now…Read More
Designing and driving a career path in Intellectual Property
A passion for automotive Design rights, relishing representing clients as an IP Higher Courts Litigator, and striking a good work-life…Read More
Online seminar: UK Design rights in a post-Brexit world
Register for free here to attend an online presentation by Carrie Johnson, head of the designs and copyright team at…Read More
Keeping electric cars green: battery recycling innovation
Electric cars are great for eliminating at-vehicle emissions, but, even with a 10-20 year battery life-span, it will not be…Read More
Does EV signal the demise of automotive brands?
“People can have the Model T in any colour, so long as it’s black,” Henry Ford famously said when he…Read More
The verdict is in: it’s a yes from the FDA for the controversial Alzheimer’s drug, after a tricky year for Biogen
The pharmaceutical industry has eagerly awaited the decision from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the first new…Read More
‘Work of Art’ or brand violation? MSCHF settles as Nike stamps on trade mark infringement
Nike has recently reached a settlement with the Brooklyn art collective, MSCHF, over the alleged infringement of a pair of…Read More
Keeping in line: intraoperative surgical guidance innovation
Surgery is, by its very nature, an invasive procedure. It can be transformative to the quality of life of those…Read More
European Patent Office extends the exemption for filing search reports to China
The European Patent Convention requires that an applicant filing an application at the European Patent Office (EPO) that claims priority…Read More
ViCo no-go at EPO?
Friday, 28 May 2021 saw a first in Oral Proceedings at the European Patent Office with the live streaming of…Read More
Is the EPO pro-biotic? Protecting microbiome-friendly inventions
Purchasing habits across the Western world are evolving, and one of the major drivers of changing Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)…Read More