We will regularly keep these pages updated with all the latest news from across the firm, updated briefings and press releases on topical issues in the Intellectual Property world.

A comprehensive collection of our news releases is set out below, but you can use the tabs to access the specific types of articles.

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Lloyd Hoarton

COVID-19 Update

Forresters is fully operational and working remotely.

Our practice teams for EPO, EUIPO, DPMA, UKIPO & WIPO prosecution, oppositions and …

Exam Successes

In these challenging times, we are delighted to report some excellent exam successes for our trainees.

Foundation Certificate

Ian Duncan

Adilka Weiß

German Federal Constitutional Court thwarts UPC Agreement

The German Federal Constitutional Court has ruled that the German ratification law for the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court …

Supplementary Protection Certificates after Brexit

The UK left the European Union on 31 January 2020. The legislation concerning current and future UK Supplementary Protection Certificates …

James Cornford

EPO Fee Increases from 1 April 2020

The EPO has announced increases to some official fees with effect from 1 April 2020. Most fees have risen by …

UK government confirms it will not seek involvement in the UPC

It was announced last week that the UK will not seek to be part of the UPC.

The Unified Patent …

Prestigious awards to be presented to medical experts

Excitement is building for the annual Medilink WM Medical & Healthcare Business Awards, which brings together clinicians and researchers as …

EPO’s Technical Board of Appeal upholds decision to revoke key CRISPR/Cas9 patent

The EPO’s Technical Board of Appeal has upheld the decision of the Opposition Division to revoke The Broad Institute, Inc., …

Brexit FAQs

When is Brexit?

The UK left the European Union on 31 January 2020. However, for the time being, this is …