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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
What is technical?
A new referral to the European Patent Office’s highest court, the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA) has again raised questions…Read More
Barker Brettell presents ‘Innovation Award’ at Medilink UK Healthcare Business Award.
Lucy Trueman, head of Barker Brettell’s medical sector group presented the ‘Innovation Award’ to Ariane Medical Systems at the Medilink…Read More
Award-winning UK-based Barker Brettell to attend INTA 2019 in force
Barker Brettell, the UK-based Intellectual Property (IP) specialist will be sending ten of its attorneys to this year’s INTA conference…Read More
JLR triumphs as Land Wind X7 is blown out of Chinese Court
In a positive step for car companies around the world, a Chinese Court recently held that the Land Wind X7,…Read More
World IP Day 2019
Barker Brettell’s trainee patent attorney Rob Sansby, a former Commonwealth Games gymnast, looks at five of his favourite sports industry…Read More
Plausibility at the EPO – how much data or experimental information is enough?
A patent for an invention provides its owner with the right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale…Read More
Boon for brand owners
This article was originally published in the January 2019 edition of CITMA Review. Mitsubishi Shoji Kaisha Ltd (Mitsubishi) holds a…Read More
Tips from the top: Barker Brettell keeps its eye on designs
Advice on how to secure design right protection is plentiful, but is it effective? As the top UK representative filer…Read More