Companies working in the medical device space are an inspiration, working tirelessly to improve the lives of patients and their…Read More
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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
PM Boris Johnson: UK Brexit policy, and the impact on intellectual property
Barker Brettell’s approach is to support our clients through the changes to procedure around Brexit, and help you to get…Read More
The art of automotive
Many of us may be very proud of our cars; maybe we even think they are beautiful. But would anyone…Read More
Hair-raising developments in medical materials
Tailoring the properties exhibited by a material has classically focussed on altering its chemical or compositional nature (for example, to…Read More
Aerospace – the emission mission
Someone taking a return flight from London to New York generates about the same level of emissions as the average…Read More
We have the power – but is it in the right place, at the right time?
Grid balancing – the ramping up of production to cover peaks in power usage – is becoming ever more important…Read More
Online marketplaces get tough on counterfeiters
Online marketplaces are realising that, in order to continue to enjoy the goodwill of genuine small businesses that use their…Read More
How can you protect nothing? No brand IP.
When did simple or minimal branding become so desirable? Did it start with Coco Chanel’s No.5 perfume bottle in 1924?…Read More
Barker Brettell is now a corporate member of LoveBrum
We are delighted to announce that Barker Brettell is now a corporate member of LoveBrum. LoveBrum is a registered charity…Read More
Go large or go niche?
Can we really say that, in today’s global economy, the size of an automotive brand is no longer important? Should…Read More