Patents, Trade Marks, Designs, Copyrights, IP Solicitors, Appeals and Oppositions, Due Diligence and Strategy.

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

April 2018
April 2018

IPTA Annual Conference

Lee Curtis will be speaking at the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA) Annual Conference in Melbourne between 18th and 21st April 2018.

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January 2018
January 2018

The 8th China IP International Annual Forum

HGF Partners Hsu Min Chung and Dr Christopher Benson will be speaking at the 8th China IP International Annual Forum in Beijing, China, January 25-28th 2018.

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January 2018

GIPC 2018

Martyn Fish and Andy Camenisch are speaking at the 2018 Global Intellectual Property Convention (GIPC) in Bangalor, India in January.

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December 2017
December 2017

UPC Groundhog Day?

It’s now December 2017, and for reasons we couldn’t have foreseen in January, it feels the UPC is no nearer to being operational than it was back then.

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December 2017

End of Procedure Notice Not Sufficient to Save an SPC

The CJEU has confirmed in Decision C-567/16 that an “end of procedure notice” issued by a reference Member State under the decentralised procedure is not equivalent to a marketing authorisation required by Article 3(b) of the SPC Regulation 469/2009 (“the SPC Regulation”).

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December 2017

Season's greetings from HGF

Season's greetings from HGF!

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December 2017

Overview of IP

HGF Patent Director, Kieran Killough and European Patent Attorney, Dr Alex Colman will be hosting a round table at the Bright Building, Manchester Science Park 12th December.

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December 2017

Life Sciences Patent Network Europe

HGF Partner Douglas Drysdale and Patent Director Catherine Coombes will be hosting round table discussions at the Life Science Patent Network Europe in London on the 6th December 2017

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