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North East Automotive Alliance

We are pleased to have joined the North East Automotive Alliance as one of their corporate partners  The NEAA are an industry-led cluster group, who aim to support the economic sustainable growth of… read more…

New opposition procedure at the EPO

The EPO has introduced a new opposition procedure, intended to simplify proceedings and ensure that decisions are delivered faster  The EPO expects to cut the overall duration of opposition cases… read more…

Shenzhen National Hi-tech Industrial Innovation Centre

We were pleased to co-host an event in June with Shenzhen National Hi-tech Industrial Innovation Centre, who are based in China  The event was held at the Hilton London Tower Bridge, and looked at… read more…

The IP implications of the UK’s vote to leave the EU

It is important to note that this vote does not affect Mathys & Squire’s ability to represent its clients in the UK or in Europe EP Patents The vote to leave the EU will not affect the UK’s… read more…

Health Enterprise East Innovations Awards

Mathys & Squire was delighted to sponsor the Health Enterprise East “NHS Innovation Awards 2016”, which took place on 9 June at the Radisson Stanstead Graham Spenceley and Andrew White… read more…

UPC Update

Bulgaria is now the 10th country to ratify the UPC Ratification from one more country, in addition to the UK and Germany, is now needed to bring the UPC into force Ireland has also taken steps… read more…

UK Government confirms reduction in UK registered design fees

In January we published the UK Government’s proposal to reduce significantly the fees for UK registered design applications Designers had previously stated that registered design fees were… read more…

The Brexit Symposium

On Thursday 12th May CIPA held ‘The Brexit Symposium’ at the Royal College of Physicians in London   Caroline Warren, Partner at Mathys & Squire, presented on the possible implications of… read more…

Practical guidance following the ‘Trunki’ Supreme Court decision

As we previously reported, the high profile ‘Trunki’ Registered Design dispute finally came to an end as the UK Supreme Court upheld the UK Court of Appeal’s judgement that PMS… read more…