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TIME FOR A BEER?

INTA Day 3: Make mine a Sam Adams. To coincide with the five days of…

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Ring, ring!

INTA Day 2: pick up the phone! INTA calling. To coincide with the five days…

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RED SOX DO DAMAGE ON THE FIELD AND AT THE USPTO

INTA Day 1: we wander down to Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox.…

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TIME FOR BIO

Heading to Philly for BIO? David Spinner and Rachel Wallis will be in town. Do…

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NEITHER HAAR NOR THERE

It’s already looking like a busy year for the EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal, but…

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LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION? I SHOULD COCO

Chanel has successfully pursued an opposition at the UK Intellectual Property Office on the basis…

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ICELAND or Iceland?

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

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SEE YOU IN BOSTON

We’re off on our travels again. Rhiannon Turner is heading to Boston today for the…

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CREATE | INNOVATE | CELEBRATE

Our offices in Cheddar and Bristol are in the heart of the South West, a…

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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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New Partner – David Spinner

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

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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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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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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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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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