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HGF offers everything you would expect of a world-class intellectual property firm, including patent and trade mark acquisition as well as appeals and oppositions to protect your creative work.

We also focus on providing a bespoke service tailored to your industry, to ensure you really get the most out of your big ideas. Our teams are dedicated to providing professional, expert advice and support every step of the way.

The latest news and cutting edge commentary from across the group

May 2016
May 2016

INTA 2016 - 138th Annual Meeting

HGF are sending a team of attorneys to INTA's 138th Annual Meeting which is being held in Orlando, Florida 21st - 25th May 2016.

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May 2016

IP in Healthcare 2016

HGF will be hosting its annual IP in Healthcare conference this year in London and Edinburgh.

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April 2016
April 2016

LES Benelux

HGF Partner Achim Krebs will be co-chairing this IP & Tax event on 21 April in Luxemburg, on behalf of the LES Benelux.

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April 2016

2016 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

Dr Richard Williams, Partner and Dr Ben Tolley, Trainee Patent Attorney are attending the 2016 Bio World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, April 17-20 in San Diego.

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April 2016
March 2016
March 2016

ICC & Nepic Conference 2016

The Chemical Industry is faced with an uncertain oil prices, a slowing down of economic growth in China, Europe and Japan and also a geopolitically uncertain future in parts of the world.

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March 2016

UK Parliament Approves UP & UPC Draft Legislation

UK Parliament Approves UP & UPC Draft Legislation

The UK Parliament has approved the legislation (The Patents (European Patent with Unitary Effect and Unified Patent Court) Order 2016) which will give effect to European …

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March 2016

UPC Case Management - bulk opt-out

UPC Case Management - bulk opt-out

The latest version of the UPC case management testing software includes a “bulk opt-out request”.

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March 2016

CPhI’s 5th Annual Pharma IPR Conference 2016

CPhI’s 5th Annual Pharma IPR Conference 2016 from 9th to 11th of March 2016 at The Westin in Mumbai.

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March 2016

Registered Community Designs – UK Supreme Court dismisses Trunki Appeal

The UK’s Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal made by the makers of the children's ride-on “Trunki” suitcase UKSC 2014/0147.

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