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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

June 2019
June 2019

2019 BIO International Convention

HGF are sending a team of Attorneys to the 2019 BIO International Convention which takes place 3rd - 6th June in Philadelphia.

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May 2019
May 2019

EU SPC waiver for generic pharmaceuticals producers

The awaited regulation which will introduce a “manufacturing waiver” for EU SPCs relating to medicinal products has been formally adopted by the EU Council and is expected to enter into force on 1 July 2019 (dependent on the date of publication of the Regulation in the EU’s Official Journa…

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May 2019

INTA 141st Annual Meeting 2019

A team of HGF Trade Mark Attorneys, Patent Attorneys and IP solicitors will be attending INTA's 141st Annual Meeting which takes place 18th - 22nd May 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts

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May 2019

Swiss Institute for Translational and Entrepreneurial Medicine

HGF are delighted to have been appointed as the IP service provider for the Swiss Institute for Translational and Entrepreneurial Medicine (sitem-insel).

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May 2019

Retaining Women In Law

HGF Solicitor Maherunesa Khandaker will be a panellist at the 'Retaining Women In Law' ChIPs event in London May 2, 2019.

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April 2019
April 2019

CITMA Lecture

HGF Senior Trade Mark Attorney Lauren Somers will be discussing one of the less publicised effects of the GDPR: the WHOIS blackout at the upcoming CITMA lunchtime lecture Tuesday 30th April 2019.

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April 2019

Life Science Patent Network North America

HGF Partner Dr Claire Irvine will be hosting a round table discussion at the Life Science Patent Network North America in Boston on the 25th April 2019.

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April 2019

Madonna Producer Succeeds in Royalty Appeal Against Warner Music

A New York appeals court has held that Shep Pettibone, the producer of Madonna’s 1990 hit “Vogue” is entitled to back royalties from Warner Music Group, following a dispute over an indemnity provision in an agreement.

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April 2019

European Council adopts digital single market copyright directive

The controversial Copyright Directive (2016/0280), which aims to modernise EU copyright rules ensuring development of a “robust and well-functioning digital single market” has been approved, backed by 19 countries at an EU Council Vote. Six countries voted against the Directive. The Direct…

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April 2019

Trump International loses High Court trade mark appeal

The High Court of Justice has upheld a UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) decision in relation to a trade mark for “TRUMP TV” filed in bad faith.

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April 2019

EPLIT's 6th Annual Meeting

HGF Partner Leythem Wall will be presenting and moderating a panel discussion at the European Patent Litigators Association's 6th Annual Meeting 4 and 5 April in Vienna.

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