Year: 2017

Historic information on firm news and IP updates.

Dr Matt Barton

G1/16 – Disclosed and undisclosed disclaimers at the EPO

The Enlarged Board of Appeal decision in G1/16 – “disclosed and undisclosed disclaimers” is now out, dated 18 December 2017:…

Matthew Shaw

The firm helping protect the region’s innovation expertise

Through its growing technology, research and digital sectors, Birmingham and its surrounding areas recorded more growth than any other part …

Forresters Liverpool office continues growth with appointment of trainee IP attorney

Forresters Liverpool office continues growth with appointment of trainee IP attorney

Intellectual Property specialist Forresters has taken on a new …

Forresters legal secretary celebrates 50 years of loyal service

A legal secretary at Liverpool intellectual property law firm Forresters has celebrated half a century working for the company.

Sheila …

Emily Brunton – A day in the life

Intellectual Property specialist, Forresters, has recently grown its Liverpool office with the appointment of Emily Brunton, as a trainee patent …

Mark Bhandal

Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017

The Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act came into force on 1 October 2017.  We first reported this bill in our …

Leona Walker

Recent Changes to EU Trade Mark Law

EU Trade Mark Law has changed, to make the EU trade mark system more efficient and consistent overall, and to …

Forresters announces new partners, fee earner promotions and a new office in Southampton

Forresters announces new partners, fee earner promotions and a new office in Southampton

We are delighted to announce that, as …

Chris Bond

Added matter at the European Patent Office

The European Patent Office (EPO) is strict in only permitting amendments during prosecution of European patent applications which are “clearly …