Wed 25th Jan 2023A post-pandemic IP workout: Kelda Style to attend AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute in San Diego
From 31 January 2023 – 3 February 2023, European patent attorney Kelda Style will be attending the AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute in San Diego, CA, fitting in a post-pandemic IP workout and examining IP through the lens of health, sports and wellness.
Mon 23rd Jan 2023Andrew McKinlay presents how to patent software, AI, and blockchain for Innovate UK EDGE
On 24 January 2023, UK and European patent attorney Dr. Andrew McKinlay is presenting a webinar outlining which type of software inventions are patentable for Innovate UK EDGE.
Mon 23rd Jan 2023Startup IP guide #3: What do I do with my patent?
Congratulations, your patent has been granted! Now what?
Wed 18th Jan 2023In focus: next generation materials for solar photovoltaics at the Royal Society of Chemistry
On 18 January 2023, patent attorney Sam Judge will be attending an event focusing on the next generation materials for solar photovoltaics hosted by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Mon 9th Jan 2023CIPA search for ‘inspiring, inclusive, impactful’ inventions to nominate for the Earthshot Prize 2023
The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) have opened their call for applications from innovators, entrepreneurs, start ups or companies with sustainable solutions and inventions worthy of being nominated for the Earthshot Prize 2023.
Mon 9th Jan 2023New year, new partner… congratulations Andrew McKinlay
Page White Farrer is pleased to announce the promotion of European patent attorney Dr. Andrew McKinlay in our Leeds office from a senior associate to partner.
Tue 20th Dec 2022Patenting of AI-based software and devices for medtech
On 20 December 2022, European patent attorney Virginia Driver took part in a seminar hosted by the University of Cambridge Enterprise, discussing patenting of AI-based software and devices for medical technology.
Mon 19th Dec 2022Season's Greetings & Frohe Festtage from Page White Farrer
Season's Greetings from the team at Page White Farrer. Our offices will be closed on the following days over the holiday period:
Mon 19th Dec 2022Careers in Ideas – inclusive mentoring for a career in IP
As part of its dedication to promote inclusivity in the field of intellectual property, patent attorney David Roberts has been providing 1:1 mentoring to an undergraduate student, Sofie Spasov.
Thu 15th Dec 2022Startup IP guide #2: What happens to my patent application after filing?
In the second of our IP Guides for Startups, patent attorney Elizabeth Mills explains what is happening at the patent office while you wait to hear if you have been granted a patent.
Fri 9th Dec 2022Olaf Ungerer shares expertise on UP/UPC at IIPLA 2023 Dubai
European patent attorney Olaf Ungerer will be speaking at the International Intellectual Property Law Association’s (IIPLA) Conference in Dubai.
Mon 5th Dec 20222030: Is your IP strong enough for Earthshot 2023 or beyond?
In the first in a series of posts which explore themes around sustainable innovation, Kelda Style looks at the issues facing companies with an eye on the Earthshot Prize and the 2030 goal of finding and growing the solutions that will repair our planet in the next ten years.
Tue 22nd Nov 2022Our first year of mentoring with Black Lawyers Matter
In 2021, Page White Farrer signed up to support two mentoring schemes, one of which was ‘Black Lawyers Matter’ which was established by the Stephen James Partnership in an effort to level the playing field for Black lawyers in the UK.
Mon 21st Nov 2022Exploring new frontiers of manufacturing for the space sector at Made for Space 2022
European patent attorney David Williams is attending the Made for Space conference on 22 November 2022, hosted by the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry and Satellite Applications Catapult.
Wed 16th Nov 2022A spotlight on circular chemistry and sustainability at the Royal Society of Chemistry
On 30 November 2022, patent attorney Sam Judge will be attending a seminar focusing on circular chemistry hosted by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Tue 15th Nov 2022Startup IP Guide #1: Filing a patent application
A patent is a useful business tool as it can be utilised to stop competitors from copying your invention, to attract investors, for publicity and marketing, and to obtain revenue through licensing.
Fri 4th Nov 2022Sam Judge presents how to patent chemical innovations with Innovate UK EDGE
On 7 November 2022, UK and European patent attorney Sam Judge is presenting a webinar for chemical scientists and entrepreneurs on the benefits of obtaining a patent. The event is hosted in association with InnovateUK EDGE.
Wed 2nd Nov 2022Exploring the hyperconnected human at CWIC 2022
On 2 November 2022, European patent attorney David Williams will be attending the annual Cambridge Wireless International Conference.
Thu 13th Oct 2022Kelda Style to attend AIPLA 2022 Annual Meeting in Washington D.C.
European patent attorney Kelda Style will be attending the AIPLA 2022 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. from 27-29 October 2022.
Mon 10th Oct 2022Unified Patent Court implementation timeline published
A provisional timeline was published for the implementation of the Unified Patent Court on 6 October 2022, outlining the key activities and milestones between now and April 2023.
Sat 1st Oct 2022Registering a patent in Europe – Infographic of options under the European Patent Convention
Planning international expansion? Our useful infographic shows the options for registering patents and protecting intellectual property across 44 European states under the European Patent Convention - as at March 2021.
Tue 6th Sep 2022FIVE AI’s GC explains what it is like to work with Page White Farrer to build a patent and trade mark portfolio
Business startups may wonder whether or not to invest in patents and trade marks. Then, how do they find a patent attorney who understands their invention and can help them translate it into business value via intellectual property protection?
Thu 18th Aug 2022Success before the Appointed Person for Iceland Spring’s water brand trade marks
Taryn Byrne has successfully assisted Iceland Spring EHF, an Icelandic spring water company, to defend its brand from attack by Iceland Foods Limited, the owner of the ICELAND mark and the well-known chain of supermarkets.
Wed 3rd Aug 2022Proper claim interpretation trumps prior use claim in defence of a German patent opposition
Our patent attorneys in Munich were recently successful in defending the patent of a client for machinery used in the food production industry after it was challenged on the basis of prior use, and despite the German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO) accepting the flimsiest of evidence for the prior use.
Thu 28th Jul 2022Blockchain leader nChain forges ahead in patent rankings
Global blockchain technology company nChain has leapfrogged over the likes of tech giant IBM and Alipay (Alibaba’s mobile payment platform) to take fifth place in the league table of companies ranked worldwide for blockchain patent applications in 2021 with the help of Page White Farrer*.
Wed 29th Jun 2022An ‘exceptional’ testimonial for partner Thomas Mahon
Congratulations to European Patent Attorney Thomas Mahon was has received this excellent testimonial from a client.
Thu 21st Apr 2022How to oppose or defend a trade mark application in the EU
If you have invested in a trade mark for your brand anywhere in Europe, then you will want to maximise its power and ensure that potential competitors do not infringe your valuable intellectual property to take advantage with their marketing initiatives. James Cornish, at Page White and Farrer, has created this handy flow chart for brand owners to explain how to oppose or defend a trade mark application in the EU.
Thu 21st Apr 2022How to oppose or defend a trade mark application in the UK
If you have invested in a trade mark for your brand, then you will want to maximise its power and ensure that potential competitors do not creep too close and infringe your valuable intellectual property with their marketing initiatives. James Cornish has created this handy flow chart for brand owners to explain the process of opposing or defending a trade mark application in the UK.
Wed 20th Apr 2022Brand owners’ guide to obtaining an EU trade mark
Trying to obtain an EU trade mark? Track your trade mark throughout the process and know when key decisions need to be made by downloading our free guide.
Tue 19th Apr 2022Brand owners' guide to obtaining a UK trade mark
Download our free guide to the UK trade mark process for brand owners. Our handy flow chart explains the roles of the trade mark attorney and the UK Intellectual Property Office, and also which key decisions will be required by the brand owner.
Mon 4th Apr 2022Guide to the EU trade mark process for overseas attorneys
The EU trade mark process may be daunting to an overseas attorney who is new to it so we have put together this handy flow chart to give you a set by step guide to protecting brand identity in the EU.
Mon 4th Apr 2022Guide to the UK trade mark process for overseas attorneys
The UK trade mark process may be daunting to an overseas attorney who is new to it so we have put together this handy flow chart to give you a set by step guide to protecting brand identity in the UK.
Thu 21st Oct 2021Infographic: Software and AI international patent filing timeline (UK to international route)
If you are considering filing a patent first in the UK, then abroad, our infographic outlines the key stages of the process and the timeline – taking you from initial consultation, through the UK filing and then on into securing protection in other jurisdictions.
Tue 17th Aug 2021Patent pools and the evolution of FRAND licensing in IoT ecosystems
In an article for Intellectual Property Magazine, European Patent Attorney Olaf Ungerer examines the complexity of the IoT landscape, and he explores why patent pools offer an attractive solution for complex IoT products by reducing transaction costs for licensors and implementers and potentially reducing aggregate royalty. This article arises from the “Contribution to the Debate on SEPs” (E03600), published January 2021, by the Group of Experts on Licensing and Valuation of Standard Essential Patents advising the European Commission.
Thu 25th Mar 2021IPM Standards Patents, Smartphone, 5G, V2X and IoT wars - Kelda Style - March 2021
Standardisation patents are heavily focussed on 5G technologies, which is reflected in the number of patent applications being filed. Kelda Style reviews the numbers in Intellectual Property Magazine.
Wed 5th Aug 2020Rusty Rabbit International praises Page White Farrer’s ‘outstanding service’
Page White Farrer is working with UK-based Rusty Rabbit International to provide ‘outstanding’ intellectual property services to businesses, entrepreneurs and start ups.
Mon 2nd Mar 2020System1 sings the praises of expert trade mark attorney James Cornish and his team
For 12 years, Page White Farrer has worked closely with System1, a UK-based marketing and brand consultant, supporting them in all their trade mark registrations and protecting their intellectual property across the globe.
Mon 30th Dec 2019Clinova gives Page White Farrer a glowing testimonial
Page White Farrer have worked closely with Clinova, a UK-based global consumer healthcare company, to build up their IP portfolio and to develop their global IP strategy.
Tue 20th Nov 2018Case study: Tom Woodhouse - from trainee to partner
Tom Woodhouse describes how he was supported as a graduate trainee and rapidly rose to become partner with Page White Farrer.
Thu 4th Oct 2018Case study: Crystallising IP value of data mining company prior to acquisition
Our client’s company was established in 2010 when the founding entrepreneur recognised that the main sources of news and content were being consumed via individual RSS feeds.