News

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.

If you are a journalist and require any further information about the firm please contact info@forresters.co.uk

Janette Hamer

BIG MAC EU Trademark Revoked for Nonuse

In January 2019, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) upheld a revocation action[i] brought by Supermac’s (Holdings) Ltd …

Forresters Equality & Diversity Statement

Recent events have shone a brighter light than usual on issues of inequality in society.

Forresters is against all forms …

Henry speaks to students about biodiversity

We were delighted to hear that last year’s winner of the Forresters Award returned to the University of Chester to …

Charlotte Teall

A word of warning to seek expert advice when paying renewal fees for UK Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs)

SPCs are a form of patent term extension in Europe that can provide up to 5 additional years of patent …

Charlotte Teall

Supplementary Protection Certificates

Introduction

Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs) exist to compensate patentees in Europe for the long time it can take to get …

Charlotte Sunderland

EPO does a U-turn on plants produced by “Essentially biological processes”

The Enlarged Board of Appeal, the highest judicial authority at the European Patent Office (EPO), has controversially reversed its earlier …

Charlotte Teall

CJEU clarifies the use of functional patent claims to obtain patent term extensions

Supplementary protection certificates (SPCs) are a form of patent term extension in Europe that can provide up to five additional …

Forresters supports rescheduled university event

At Forresters we are continuing our support of a university event, which helps students turn their business ideas into reality.…

Celebrating World IP Day

We are celebrating World Intellectual Property Day with our clients who are working towards a greener future.

World Intellectual Property