Year: 2017

Historic information on firm news and IP updates.

Matthew Shaw

Brexit Process Officially Triggered – But It’s Business As Usual At Forresters, Now And In The Future

The UK prime minister, Theresa May, has today invoked Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon, which officially begins the

Lloyd Hoarton

G1/15 – the death knell for poisonous divisionals

Executive summary:

The threat of poisonous divisional attacks at the European Patent Office has been creating uncertainty for some years.  …

Andy Harding

A rise in unsolicited payment requests

A growing number of our clients and associates are being contacted by third parties, asking them to pay fees for …

Dr Matt Barton

Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court

The unitary patent package includes a unitary EU patent and a new unified patent court for litigation

The unitary patent …

Charlotte Teall

Invalid claim to priority brings down Broad Institute’s original CRISPR patent at the EPO

Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR) is a natural defence system used in bacteria which has been modified for …

Dr Jagvir Purewal

Forresters speak at Enterprise European Network

Intellectual Property Seminar

Forresters was invited to speak at an Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) seminar on the topic of “Intellectual …

Greg Smith

Percolate and circulate – Coffee networking

Jagvir and Greg at Forresters Birmingham office had been thinking for some time of hosting a regular coffee morning in …

James Cornford

The impact of BREXIT on Intellectual Property

On 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU.  As you can imagine, the terms of the UK’s …

UK Patent Box

UK Patent Box

Beyond securing the monopoly right to use an invention, how else can a patent be a useful …