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The Sustainable Innovation Fund is launched by government

At the end of June, the government unveiled the £200 million Sustainable Innovation Fund to help innovative businesses bounce back following the Covid-19 pandemic. On 27 June 2020, the government launched the Sustainable Innovation Fund to drive forward cutting-edge new technology following the coronavirus crisis. The fund is intended to develop new sustainable opportunities for […]

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme: Seeing through the fog

By Adrian Howells Following the Government’s announcement of The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), you will no doubt have found yourself inundated with communications about this from a variety of different firms, ourselves included. Whilst these communications set out the facts as listed on the British Business Banks (BBB) website, there is nevertheless a […]

Swiss IP Newsletter July 2020

“SWISS RE – WE MAKE THE WORLD MORE RESILIENT” – Trademark found not to be misleading without a limitation of the services to Swiss origin.


Heuking enters German top 10 as revenue hits €132m

German firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek has reported another year of revenue growth, with turnover rising 8.8 per cent from €121m to €131.6m (£99.7m). The rise follows continued growth in headcount at Heuking, which has recruited heavily in recent years. Notably the firm recruited an 18-strong team from GSK Stockmann & Kollegen to launch in […]

Jones Day opens third Australian office in Brisbane

Jones Day has expanded its footprint in Australia further with a third office in Brisbane and the hire of Australian firm McCullough Robertson’s chairman Brett Heading. Jones Day’s new Brisbane office will be led by John Cooper, formerly an Allens partner in Sydney who joined the US firm in 2013. He was most recently the […]

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