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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

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

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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February 2016
February 2016

IP/Copyright in Music Evening

HGF Law and BritishBlackMusic.com / Black Music Congress will be hosting an "IP/Copyright in Music" evening presentation on Thursday 25th February 2016.

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February 2016

Medilink Yorkshire & Humber Healthcare Business Awards 2016

This prestigious event celebrates excellence in the medical technology and healthcare sectors from across Yorkshire and the Humber. It gives local companies the opportunity to celebrate their ongoing commitment to world-class quality and excellence.

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February 2016

AUTM 2016 Annual Meeting

Join the largest gathering of academic technology transfer professionals at the AUTM 2016 Annual Meeting 14-17th February 2016 in San Diego.

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February 2016

BIOAsia 2016

BIOAsia is seen widely as a catalyst for the life sciences industry, providing a platform for B2B meetings, advocating policies and discussing the roadmap for the Industry, the event has emerged as the biggest event in the country in every perspective, in term…

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February 2016

9th UPC Ratification – could the UK be next?

9th UPC Ratification – could the UK be next?

In January, Finland were the 9th Member State to ratify the agreement on the Unified Patent Court, which with 13 signatures (including the UK, France and Germany) will ul…

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February 2016

European Trade Mark Reform – Changes from 23 March 2016

On 23 March 2016 new EU trade mark laws will come into force, bringing about a number of changes that trade mark applicants and proprietors should be aware of.

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February 2016

Unwired Planet v Huawei & Samsung – one all

The second Judgment in the on-going dispute between Unwired Planet and Huawei & Samsung ([2016] EWHC 94 (Pat)) has been decided against Unwired Planet.

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January 2016
January 2016

HGF adds more weight to London Trade Marks Team

HGF are delighted to announce the arrival of Jonathan Thurgood who joins the firm on 1st February 2016.

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January 2016

Arab Health 2016

The Arab Health 2016 exhibition will showcase more than 4,000 companies exhibiting their latest innovations to more than 130,000 healthcare professionals attending from 163 countries.

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January 2016

Still no 3D trade mark for Kit Kat

Nestlé have had their appeal to register the three-dimensional kit kat bar shape in the UK dismissed.

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