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BREXIT and what it means for your IP

On Friday 12th fo April 2019, the UK is set to leave the European Union. In this insight, we hope to dispel some of the myths surrounding how patents, trade marks and design rights will be affected by Brexit. Read more...

  • 18 Feb 2019

Top Tips for Successful Startups

Starting a business can seem like a daunting prospect, given that if you Google “start-ups and fail” there are lots of articles on the percentage of start-ups that fail before they get going, which could put you off even getting started! Read more...

  • 15 Feb 2019

Update on the Patenting of Plants

The issue of patentability of plants produced by essentially biological processes has been at issue since the original tomato and broccoli cases before the EPO's Enlarged Board of Appeal issued in December 2010. Read more...

  • 11 Feb 2019

World Trade Mark Review 1000 Recommended Firm 2019

We are delighted that Mathys & Squire are in the World Trade Mark Review (WTR) 1000 directory as a recommended firm for 2019. Read more...

  • 1 Feb 2019

Happy Chinese New Year!

Mathys & Squire wish all of our Chinese clients, contacts and friends a very Happy Chinese New Year for 5th February, the year of the Pig. Read more...

  • 30 Jan 2019

Mathys & Squire hosts Burns Night 2019

Mathys & Squire hosts our annual Burns Night networking event 2019. Read more...

  • 25 Jan 2019

Big Mac trade mark case shows size doesn't matter

Gary Johnston and Laura West discuss recent EUIPO decision revoking McDonald's rights in its Big Mac trade mark. Read more...

  • 23 Jan 2019

IP Trends For 2019

A new year means new resolutions and new predictions for what 2019 has in store for the world of IP. Our team has been crystal ball gazing and come up with the following IP trends to look out for in 2019! Read more...

  • 17 Jan 2019

Protecting your Designs: is it worthwhile challenging infringers?

The UKIPO recently published a report into design infringement in the UK. The report not only explored the attitude to designrights in the UK but the level of design infringement in the UK’s design industry and the potential impact infringement can have upon designers value. Read more...

  • 16 Jan 2019

Mathys & Squire's Oxford Office Opening

Join us in our new Oxford office! We are delighted to welcome you to a celebratory breakfast on Thursday 7th February. Read more...

  • 8 Jan 2019