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Protecting your IP: expert insights for tech founders

Protecting IP is a key priority for most tech businesses. What’s the right strategy to make sure your creativity isn’t misappropriated by others? Mathys & Squire patent attorney Vicki Strachan and BDO international tax partner Ross Robertson provide their expert insights. Read more...

  • 16 Oct 2019

Mathys & Squire expands European capabilities with Munich hire

We are delighted to announce the appointment of partner Andreas Wietzke, who has joined the Mathys & Squire team in Munich today, 15 October 2019. Read more...

  • 15 Oct 2019

Mathys & Squire’s ‘outstanding commercial expertise’ recommended in The Legal 500 2020 as firm once again recognised as Tier 1

We are delighted to announce that Mathys & Squire continues to be ranked in Tier 1 for the 2020 edition of The Legal 500 – the definitive guide to the legal market. Read more...

  • 27 Sep 2019

Response from the CJEU to the referral regarding ‘third party SPCs’

The referral from the UK High Court to the CJEU regarding ‘third party SPCs’ represented a matter of significant interest to the biotech community. The CJEU has now provided a response to the referral, but unfortunately without providing an answer to the referred question. Read more...

  • 20 Sep 2019

Mathys & Squire’s Drinks with a View 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our drinks reception in The Shard on Sunday 15 September to celebrate the AIPPI 2019 World Congress coming to London. Read more...

  • 16 Sep 2019

Advocate General issues opinion in Royalty Pharma and Sandoz v Searle SPC cases

Advocate General (AG) Gerard Hogan has issued his opinion in connection with two requests for a preliminary ruling regarding the interpretation of the requirement in Article 3(a) of the Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) Regulation that the product must be “protected by a basic patent in force”. Read more...

  • 13 Sep 2019

Get your IP strategy right early; reap the rewards later

Despite intangible assets now usually making up the major part of most company valuations, many businesses still deal with these issues reactively rather than proactively. In this article, Mathys & Squire Partner Ilya Kazi explains why getting your IP strategy right early on is so important for your business. Read more...

  • 10 Sep 2019

What does IP strategy mean?

What does IP strategy mean, and why do you need to have one that is tailored to your business and commercial aspirations? Read more...

  • 6 Sep 2019

Are you maximising the value of your intangible assets?

In this guest post from Mathys & Squire’s sister firm Coller IP, Chief Analyst Anthony Coleman explains the importance of businesses identifying and valuing their intangible assets and intellectual property in order to maximise profits. Read more...

  • 29 Aug 2019

Why should your business consider IP due diligence?

While intellectual property (IP) is absolutely key to the success of some businesses, it can be less relevant to others. Mathys & Squire focuses on conducting meaningful and worthwhile due diligence in a manner that is proportionate to the value of the IP in the context of the current and future commercial activities and the value of the transaction in question. Read more...

  • 27 Aug 2019