Patent attorney at Barker Brettell, Lucy Holloway, has swapped drafting patents for making face masks in her spare time, in…Read More
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Are you under the impression that the path to securing Intellectual Property (IP) protection for your business appears to be…Read More
IPO set return to normal deadlines as it announces it will end interrupted days on 29 July 2020
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has reviewed its position on interrupted days, deciding to bring this to an end on…Read More
Can copyright law help Brompton ride out an IP storm?
Two bicycle companies, Brompton Bicycle Limited and Get2Get, are in dispute at the Belgian Tribunal de l’entreprise de Liège over…Read More
When 2020 serves a curveball: five emerging trends set to redefine the food & drink industry
Fiercely competitive during the best of times, the food and drink sector is well-versed in meeting short deadlines and managing…Read More
Head of trade mark team ranked in Managing IP’s Top 250 Women in IP
Catherine Wiseman, Head of the Trade Mark team at Barker Brettell, has been ranked in Managing IP’s Top 250 Women…Read More
Keeping your brand alive
Just like the year 2020 is proving to be, the global recovery from lockdown measures is difficult to accurately predict….Read More
Crisis Innovation: How companies are innovating to help fight coronavirus
The coronavirus crisis has brought unprecedented global challenges to the labs and shop floors of technology companies. Measures put in…Read More
Locking down the counterfeiters during a pandemic
For most of us the current pandemic has created a world which just a few months ago we would not…Read More
IP furloughing – how to protect valuable IP while safeguarding your cash flow during uncertain times
It’s tough out there. We understand. Most businesses are going over expenditure and cash flow with a fine tooth comb,…Read More
High Court disarms ‘weaponised’ TMs in landmark ruling
‘Don’t weaponise your trade marks’ is the overarching message following the eagerly awaited High Court ruling in Sky plc v…Read More
The ‘Great IP Wall of China’: what can a cosmetics business do?
By 2025 the global cosmetics and personal care sector is projected to be worth $755 billion (US), with a substantial…Read More