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Article 28 Declaration Risks

Some of you may already be aware of an Article 28 declaration in connection with the scope of protection for goods and services of Community Trade Marks The implication for clients with a portfolio read more…

No breaks for Nestlé in Kit Kat battle with Cadbury

This week has seen the High Court dismissal of Nestlé’s appeal against the decision to reject its trade mark application for the 3D shape of its four finger Kit Kat Mr Justice Arnold commented read more…

Government proposes dramatic slash in UK registered design fees

By Dani Kramer The UK Government has just opened a consultation on a proposal to reduce significantly the fees for registered design filings  If adopted, the changes will be hugely beneficial to read more…

Christmas Card Competition

This year we were pleased to run our annual Christmas card competition in collaboration with St James C of E Primary School The winning Christmas card design was created by 5 year old Niko and is read more…

Manchester – A look at economic growth

By Robert Hawley Last month’s Autumn Statement included the promise of a continuing commitment to investment in the North; particularly vis-a-vis Manchester, the Northern Powerhouse  However, read more…

Flooding – Bridging the gap in responsible investment

By Martin MacLean  The UK has recently experienced some of the worst flooding ever recorded  Having invested billions of pounds already in the sector, Martin MacLean ponders the benefits of the read more…

Practice Statement: Listing of Cases for Trial in the Patents Court

The Patent Court aim to bring patent cases to trial within 12 months of the claim being issued Arnold J, Judge in Charge of the Patents Court, has issued the Practice Statement outlined below  For read more…

Semiconductor Industry Association Annual Award Dinner

Mathys & Squire are members of the Semiconductor Industry Association, and on 3rd December Jeremy Smith and Cathy Booth were pleased to attend the annual award dinner The  dinner took place at read more…

Autumn Statement 2015

George Osborne this afternoon delivered his annual Autumn Statement speech to the House of Commons We welcome the government’s continued investment in science to ensure that the UK remains a world read more…

Looking Forward to MACH 2016

We are looking forward to exhibiting at MACH 2016 MACH showcases innovation and the latest developments in the manufacturing industry It covers a wide variety of sectors including aerospace, read more…