Intellectual Property News

High Court

Specsavers triumphs in Asda trademark battle after switching from Eversheds to HGF Law

20-Oct-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Specsavers has triumphed in a five-year trademark battle which went all the way to the European Court of Justice, having switched from Eversheds and Blackstone Chambers’ silk Michael Bloch QC to HGF Law and 8 New Square’s James Mellor.

London

Edwards Wildman exodus continues as IP partner Goodger quits for Osborne Clarke

6-Oct-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Osborne Clarke has hired IP partner Ben Goodger, who becomes the latest partner to exit Edwards Wildman Palmer’s London office.

leeds

Gordons, Walker Morris turn to Irwin Mitchell and Pinsents for senior partner hires

25-Sep-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Yorkshire firms Gordons and Walker Morris have recruited new department heads from national firms Irwin Mitchell and Pinsent Masons respectively.

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Intellectual Property Opinion

Huw Evans

Unilever case clarifies law over patents and employees

26-Feb-2014

Employee loses bid for slice of employer’s profits but patent case clarifies employment case hurdles

claire bennett

New Year cheer for European patent owners everywhere

7-Jan-2014

Common sense prevails in major patent case

Edenborough

Sink the internet pirates

25-Nov-2013

Commons committee pushes for tighter controls on internet piracy and slams the Hargreaves report 

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