Year: 2017

Historic information on firm news and IP updates.

Dr Matt Barton

G1/16 – Disclosed and undisclosed disclaimers at the EPO

The Enlarged Board of Appeal decision in G1/16 – “disclosed and undisclosed disclaimers” is now out, dated 18 December 2017:…

Matthew Shaw

The firm helping protect the region’s innovation expertise

Through its growing technology, research and digital sectors, Birmingham and its surrounding areas recorded more growth than any other part …

Judy Gardner

Forresters Liverpool office continues growth with appointment of trainee IP attorney

Forresters Liverpool office continues growth with appointment of trainee IP attorney

Intellectual Property specialist Forresters has taken on a new …

Judy Gardner

Forresters legal secretary celebrates 50 years of loyal service

A legal secretary at Liverpool intellectual property law firm Forresters has celebrated half a century working for the company.

Sheila …

Judy Gardner

Emily Brunton – A day in the life

Intellectual Property specialist, Forresters, has recently grown its Liverpool office with the appointment of Emily Brunton, as a trainee patent …

Mark Bhandal

Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017

The Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act came into force on 1 October 2017.  We first reported this bill in our …

Leona Walker

Recent Changes to EU Trade Mark Law

EU Trade Mark Law has changed, to make the EU trade mark system more efficient and consistent overall, and to …

Lloyd Hoarton

Forresters announces new partners, fee earner promotions and a new office in Southampton

Forresters announces new partners, fee earner promotions and a new office in Southampton

We are delighted to announce that, as …

Chris Bond

Added matter at the European Patent Office

The European Patent Office (EPO) is strict in only permitting amendments during prosecution of European patent applications which are “clearly …