Purchasing habits across the Western world are evolving, and one of the major drivers of changing Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)…Read More
Branching out: how to protect your business in new territories
The Coronavirus pandemic and Brexit may have caused an, albeit temporary, double whammy of business uncertainty, but important commercial opportunities…Read More
Making IP up? Five myths surrounding trade marks that could cost you your cosmetic brand…
Rosalyn Newsome, partner and trade mark attorney at Barker Brettell, discusses five common myths that, as head of the firm’s…Read More
Ready to shake up the cosmetics industry? Just make sure your invention actually belongs to you.
Employees in the cosmetics sector often work in highly creative environments where innovation is encouraged and nurtured. For many, their…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
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
Keeping your cosmetics IP natural? Speak to an attorney.
The perception of ‘chemicals’ in consumer care products has dramatically changed in recent years. The term is increasingly being associated…Read More
Top five cosmetic trends shaping IP in 2020
If you’re operating in the cosmetics sector, being in touch with the latest developments – whether they are technological innovations…Read More
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
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
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
Search, protect and fortify…the cleanse, exfoliate and moisturise of IP
The cosmetics industry is one of the most lucrative in the world. In the UK alone, it has an estimated…Read More