Year: 2021

Historic information on firm news and IP updates.

COVID-19 Update

Please note: Information highlighted in orange text, reflects changes made during the last 7 days.

Forresters is fully operational …

G1/21 – Enlarged Board of Appeal issues decision on appeal oral proceedings by videoconference

The Enlarged Board of Appeal (the highest appeal body at the EPO) has issued a decision on the legality of …

The UK IPO’s Manual of Patent Practice goes gender-neutral

The UK IPO has announced that the Manual of Patent Practice (MoPP) has been updated to be gender-neutral.  Previously the …

Partners celebrate World Science Day

Here at Forresters, we are marking World Science Day for Peace and Development, which is celebrated each year on November …

Fuel cell conference gets support from Forresters

We are backing an alternative fuel conference in Birmingham, which will look at ways to reduce carbon emissions.

Hydrogen and

Forresters announced as innovation champion at awards ceremony

We were delighted to be presented with a prestigious innovation award for the work we have done supporting businesses during …

Eight new trainees join Forresters

We are delighted to share that we recently recruited eight trainees as part of our commitment to developing talent and …

Dr Rosalie Shepherd

The EPO provides further guidance on plausibility – T184/16

Plausibility is frequently debated at the EPO in the context of both sufficiency and inventive step. Typically, the EPO considers …

Winners of the Make It Happen Challenge announced

We were delighted to be one of the sponsors of the Make It Happen Challenge (MIHC), which was a project …