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

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 …

Lloyd Hoarton

Forresters named Top 5 British filer of EU trade mark applications

The numbers are in and we are delighted to announce that, in the most recent journal of The Institute of …