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Barker Brettell continues expansion drive after announcing another stellar financial year
Birmingham-based intellectual property (IP) specialist Barker Brettell has announced a 12.5 per cent rise in profits during the financial year…Read More
Sifting through the layers – exploring FTO rights in the cosmetics industry
An early adopter of using intellectual property (IP) to protect its innovation, the cosmetics industry has reached a point in…Read More
Design and conquer – validity and enforcement of design rights
Registered design protection provides the owner with an exclusive right to the design, and to take action to prevent third…Read More
Space. The final frontier for patents?
Anyone who has seen or read ‘The Martian’ will remember the scene in which the main character, stranded astronaut Mark…Read More
How to protect your brand when collaborating with controversy
Cannabis research firm Brightfield Group, recently raised its projections for the CBD (cannabidiol) industry, finding it could reach $22 billion…Read More
Silver screen to Body in White – next-generation tech was imagined in the 80s
Forget trawling through clandestine photos of heavily camouflaged prototype vehicles to get a first look at ‘the next big thing’…Read More
Popular, piercing and profitable – the growth of the street food market
From Argentinean to Austrian, Brazilian to Belgian and Colombian to Cypriot, the global street food market has exploded in recent…Read More
March of the designers, the brands and the specialists
2011 was a year of the Arab Spring, the Fukushima disaster, the end of Osama bin Laden and the entry…Read More
Charging trade marks up for the future
If you type the word ‘car’ into a well-known internet search engine, it will describe ‘a road vehicle, typically with…Read More
Fake Cosmetics = Fake News? Unfortunately not.
‘Fake News’ is everywhere, but where’s the discussion around fake cosmetics? Why are consumers happy to buy fake cosmetics? And,…Read More
Want to have your cake and eat it? Reformulate!
New regulations, recent government policies and consumer demand are putting pressure on the food and drink manufacturing industry to make…Read More