Arthritis is an extremely common condition in the UK. It causes joint pain, limits mobility, and can become so debilitating…Read More
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Can an AI be an inventor?
As Artificial Intelligence (AI) machines become ever more capable, the way in which they are treated by existing law is…Read More
Lewis Hamilton crashes out of the EUIPO
Lewis Hamilton has had a very successful 2020, recently matching Michael Schumacher’s tally of seven Formula 1 World Championships, making…Read More
New Year brings IP changes, but patent process remains the same
As the New Year starts many of us think about setting new goals and making changes. One thing that hasn’t…Read More
Brexit and your IP rights – what you need to know from 1 January 2021
As we approach the end of the Brexit transition period, we revisit the key points to consider, to ensure the…Read More
Barker Brettell wishes you a safe and happy Christmas
We would like to take this opportunity to say a heartfelt thank you to all our clients, champions and fellow…Read More
Will 2021 be the year electric vehicles and V2G become mainstream?
It might seem an outlandish question, but asking “It’s 2020, where’s my flying car?” might actually get a positive response,…Read More
Team BB does the Jingle Jog
A team of runners from Barker Brettell recently took part in St Mary’s Hospice’s ‘jingle jog’, helping to raise much…Read More
VW set for a bumpy ride as JLR alleges off-road technology patent infringement
In November 2020, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission, alleging that a number…Read More
Understanding the new rules for European trade mark and design renewals and UK clones post-Brexit
With the Brexit transition deadline edging ever closer – just 30 days to go- it is important to understand the…Read More
Help! Where are my listings? The lowdown on eBay and Amazon IP takedowns
What started as a post-Thanksgiving online sale incentive has turned into the most important weeks of shopping deals – tomorrow…Read More
Breaking: UKIPO announces new rules for service from 1st January 2021
From 1st January 2021, it will be necessary to have a UK or Channel Islands address for service for new…Read More