We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded the title of ‘Chemical Patents Law Firm of the Year…Read More
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India joins the Madrid Protocol system
The Madrid Protocol system provides for the international registration of trade marks by way of one application that can cover…Read More
Barker Brettell and Smallfry to repeat successful seminar
On Friday 22 March we hosted an event entitled “Maximising your Return on Investment from a Good Idea”. This free-to-attend…Read More
Unsolicited domain name scams
There has been an increase in the number of unsolicited emails being sent to brand owners regarding alleged attempts by third…Read More
European divisional applications: yet another change
Following a recent notice from the European Patent Office (EPO), some applicants may be permitted to file divisional applications later…Read More
Scam approaches – beware!
There has been an increase in the number of “scam” approaches that clients are reporting to us whereby unscrupulous organisations…Read More
Can the GrowthAccelerator service help your business?
Anne Wilkinson, Growth Manager for Birmingham Solihull Bromsgrove, visited our Birmingham office on 10 January 2013 to talk to our…Read More
Barker Brettell and Smallfry team up for seminar
On Friday 22 March (rescheduled from Wednesday 23 January 2013, due to wintry weather conditions) we will be hosting our first event of the…Read More
Barker Brettell’s Christmas Celebration
This December Barker Brettell once again held its Christmas lunch for retired staff. In what has become an annual tradition,…Read More
How Patent Box could significantly reduce your tax bill
The Patent Box scheme intends to encourage investment and growth in the UK by incentivising the development of innovative, patented…Read More
Should more businesses obtain registered designs?
Design can be fundamental to a product’s success or failure in the marketplace. However, in the UK it seems that…Read More
Clearinghouse and sunrise proposals in respect of generic top level domain names
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved plans to increase the number of top-level domain names…Read More