10 July 2018

Food Matters: Protecting the IP on your Plate

Laura Clews, Associate at Mathys and Squire, recently sat with the team at Food Matters Live to talk about the IP on our plate.

From R&D and packaging to food technology, processing and the composition of ingredients, Laura outlined the various ways companies seek to protect their innovations in this competitive industry.

Laura  is a Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney with experience in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications in the UK, Europe and worldwide. A member of our Food and Beverage team, Laura has recently written articles regarding cell-cultured meat and was interviewed by the host of BBC Radio’s The Food Chain series, Emily Thomas, to discuss trade secrets in the food industry. 

To watch the Food Matters Live video in full, please click below. 

Food Matters Live is an annual event exploring the relationship between food, health and nutrition. Our dedicated Food and Beverage group has extensive experience in the industry and understands the challenges faced by companies in this highly competitive market. Members of the team will be attending Food Matters Live 20-22 November 2018 in the London Excel Centre and will be ready to talk all things food and IP.