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Patents or trade secrets?

Innovation quickly leads to the question of how best to protect the intellectual property generated.…

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QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS

It has been a busy start of the year for the EPO’s Enlarged Board of…

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CHILLING NEWS FOR ICELAND’S EU TRADE MARK

Frozen-food retailer, Iceland, must have been disappointed to receive the decision of the EUIPO, earlier…

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LAUNCH: GREAT WEST AWARDS

We’re very pleased to be sponsoring the inaugural Launch: Great West Awards. The Great West…

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New Partner – David Spinner

We are pleased to announce that David Spinner has joined the partnership at Greaves Brewster…

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LSPN Spring

Rhiannon Turner will be attending the Life Sciences Patent Network North America meeting in Boston…

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BIO 2019

Rachel Wallis and David Spinner will be in Philadelphia in June for BIO 2019. If…

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OBN BioTuesday Event

Rhiannon Turner will be attending the BioTuesday ‘How to Grow Your Start-Up’ event in Oxford,…

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INTA 2019

Rachel Wallis and Corinna Hiscox will be attending INTA in Boston in May. If you…

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MARK YOUR TERRITORY – CHOOSING AND PROTECTING YOUR BRAND

Here we discuss some of the key points to consider when choosing a new brand,…

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GREAVES BREWSTER RANKED IN BOTH LEGAL 500 AND CHAMBERS

We are very pleased to announce that our firm is ranked in both Legal 500…

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Unitary patent and Unified Patent Court

The European Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court may be close to implementation. Here, we…

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C.P.Greaves & Co.

We are delighted to announce that, as of 6 April 2018, C.P.Greaves & Co merged with…

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European & UK Patent fee changes

As of April 2018, various fee changes are coming into effect at both the European…

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Submitting experimental examples at the European Patent Office (EPO) after filing

A common question asked by our colleagues outside Europe is whether the EPO allows applicants…

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SynBioBeta 2018

Rachel Wallis will be in San Francisco for SynBioBeta.

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Life Sciences Patent Network Meeting

Rhiannon Turner will be attending the Life Sciences Patent Network North America meeting in Boston…

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Swiss Biotech Day 2018

David Spinner is looking forward to catching up with old friends and making new connections…

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Pharma and Biotech IP Summit 2018

Freija Glansdorp will be attending the Pharma and Biotech IP Summit 2018 in London on…

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Supreme Court firmly establishes UK doctrine of equivalents

Significant changes in the way we determine claim scope in the UK. In its decision…

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VALIDLY CLAIMING PRIORITY – YET ANOTHER STUMBLING BLOCK

We have written previously about issues which can cause problems to patent applicants who seek…

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Priority Pitfalls – a summary

The ability of a party filing a patent application to “claim priority” from the filing…

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Priority Pitfalls – detailed analysis

The ability of a party filing a patent application to “claim priority” from the filing…

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Life Sciences Patent Network

David Spinner will be at the Life Sciences Patent Network in London – look out…

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Join us at IBioIC 2018

We’ll be supporting and attending the IBioIC conference in Glasgow in January 2018. If you…

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AIPLA Spring Meeting 2018

Rachel Wallis will be attending the AIPLA Spring Meeting in 2018 in Seattle.  If you…

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High Growth Start-up Scheme

We are heavily involved in advising start-ups and spin-outs. Our attorneys enjoy working with founders…

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IP snapshot

IP audits or due diligence exercises take stock of an IP portfolio and highlight any…

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UKIPO Report on Valuation of IP Assets

The UKIPO has recently issued a report which assesses the market for the valuation of…

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Founding partner receives OBE

Congratulations from all at Greaves Brewster to Andrea Brewster, one of the firm’s founding partners,…

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IP Audits

Uncovering Your Hidden Assets: with the help of funding from the UK Intellectual Property Office…

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Greaves Brewster sponsors OBN Showcasing event

OBN is a not-for-profit Membership organisation supporting and bringing together the UK’s innovative life sciences…

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INTA 2018

Rachel Wallis will be attending INTA 2018 in Seattle.

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OBN BioTuesday Bristol

We are delighted to welcome OBN to Bristol for a showcase of innovative companies from…

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Litigation win – Icescape v Ice-World

Our client Icescape Limited, one of the UK’s largest temporary ice rink companies has won…

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Making the most of NHS Trust IP

David Spinner, from our life sciences group, recently spoke to DigitalHealth.London about NHS funding streams,…

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Unified Patent Court becoming a reality

The long-planned European Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent are now almost certain to take…

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Greaves Brewster listed in Chambers UK 2017

We are very pleased to announce that Greaves Brewster has been listed in the guide…

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Expansion of engineering group

We are pleased to announce that, as of 28 February 2017, Kate Hillis has joined our…

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