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Want to have your cake and eat it? Reformulate!
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2018

New regulations, recent government policies and consumer demand are putting pressure on the food and drink manufacturing industry to make healthier


My star inventor is leaving to work with a competitor. What can I do?
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • Global
  • September 6 2018

It's the letter no employer wants to receive: a key employee resigning to move to a rival company. But it may not be as disastrous as you think. In


Small but mighty: Medical device technology punching above its weight
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 23 2018

From tongue depressors to MRI machines to pace makers, the range of medical devices sold is vast. Today, the development of medical devices is


Keyless car theft: an unavoidable result of sloth?
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2018

As it becomes ever less deniable that humans are naturally sloth-like in their laziness (see here, here, and here), it is no wonder that vehicle


Search, protect and fortifythe cleanse, exfoliate and moisturise of IP
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2018

The cosmetics industry is one of the most lucrative in the world. In the UK alone, it has an estimated worth of £17billion. Therefore it is no wonder


Don’t let your IP go up in smoke
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 2 2018

The legalisation of cannabis is a hot topic. Some of the major US states have already, or will soon be, legalising the products; Canada has moved to


Your iPhone will see you now
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • July 27 2018

What were the final items you picked up before leaving home this morning? Chances are that it was your keys. And a smartphone. In 20 years the


Upward mobility - mobile devices fitting hand in glove with weartech
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • European Union
  • July 19 2018

While the idea of wearable mobile devices has been around for a long time, it is only now starting to find mass market appeal. As the functionality of


Impact of OEM use on non-use cancellation actions in China
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • China
  • July 11 2018

Earlier this year we reported here on the PRETUL case, which confirmed that original equipment manufacturing (OEM) use of a trade mark on goods made


Luscious Louboutin: the sole matter of shape marks
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • European Union
  • July 5 2018

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has clarified that the red sole trade mark did not constitute a shape mark and therefore, is a valid registration