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The importance of creating a formal IP strategy for your business

In order to safeguard your work, and to work profitably in the future, it is worth considering the importance of creating a formal IP strategy early on to prevent loss of investment and time. Read more...

  • 15 Aug 2019

The UK’s no-deal Brexit plans for EU trade marks and designs

The new UK government, under the leadership of Boris Johnson, has little more than two months until the Brexit deadline to reach an agreement or leave the bloc without one. Any agreement will have an impact on the protection afforded to EU trade mark and design rights, and in this article for Managing Intellectual Property's IP Stars, the expert trade mark team at Mathys & Squire explains more. Read more...

  • 13 Aug 2019

Webinar: Obviousness of biologics inventions - strategies for biologics claims in the US, Europe and China

Join Mathys & Squire Partner Hazel Ford and a panel of patent attorneys in this live webinar with interactive Q&A which will guide patent counsel through overcoming the challenges of obviousness in biologics patent claims in the US, Europe and China. The panel will examine the similarities and differences between claim types that have the best chance of success, and discuss recent case law and critical issues that arise. Read more...

  • 13 Aug 2019

Amazon patents surveillance drone

Amazon has been granted a patent for using delivery drones for surveillance. The company has said that this is primarily the customer’s benefit, to survey for damage or anything out of the ordinary to the property. In this article for The Robotics Law Journal, Mathys & Squire Managing Associate Andrew White provides expert commentary. Read more...

  • 12 Aug 2019

Gene therapy: 'Bubble Boy' and beyond

Gene therapy is at the cutting edge of medical research and often makes the headlines. Recent developments have demonstrated the potential clinical impact that gene therapy can have in treating rare inherited diseases. and in this article for IBI (International Biopharmaceutical Industry) Journal, Mathys & Squire's Anna Gregson and Dean Houston explain more. Read more...

  • 5 Aug 2019

A flurry of activity from the EPO’s Enlarged Board of Appeal

The EPO has issued press releases for two cases being considered by the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA); G 2/19 and G 1/18. Read more...

  • 31 Jul 2019

Recycling rare earth metals

Amid changing technology trends, more rare earth metals are required to meet our needs – and patent protection may be one solution. In this article for Managing Intellectual Property, Mathys & Squire Partner Chris Hamer and Managing Associate Laura Clews explain more. Read more...

  • 24 Jul 2019

IP in space: 50 years since the moon landing

This Saturday 20th July 2019 marks 50 years since Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon, and inspired millions around the world to enter careers in science and engineering. Read more...

  • 19 Jul 2019

We've got a new look...

The new-look Mathys & Squire logo has been unveiled... Read more...

  • 18 Jul 2019

Mathys & Squire featured in FT report of 'Europe's Leading Patent Law Firms 2019'

Mathys & Squire has featured in the Financial Times' report of 'Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2019'. 2,727 clients and peers participated in the survey, with several thousand recommendations being made to recognise Europe's leading firms for patent prosecution and patent strategy consultation services. Read more...

  • 12 Jul 2019