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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

February 2017
February 2017

AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute

Lee Curtis will be speaking at the Mid-Winter Institute of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) which will take place at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida between 1st and 4th February 2017.

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January 2017
January 2017

Arab Health 2017

HGF are exhibiting at Arab Health 2017, which takes place in Dubai on 30th Jan - 2nd Feb.

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January 2017

Oil & Gas IP Summit 2017

HGF are proud to be sponsoring and speaking at the Oil & Gas IP Summit 2017 in London.

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January 2017

More referrals to the CJEU on the SPC matters

2017 has started with 2 new referrals from Mr Justice Arnold to the CJEU on the subject of supplementary protection certificates. These coincide with a European Commission Tender regarding a “STUDY ON THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SUPPLEMENTARY PROTECTION CERTIFICATES, PHARMACEUTICAL INCENTIVES…

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January 2017

HGF Women in STEM Network Evening

HGF are hosting a Women in STEM Network Evening focusing on the CRISPR IP battles on Thursday 19th January at the Wellcome Trust in London.

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January 2017

UPC aims to be operational by December 2017

The UKIPO UPC Taskforce and the UPC Preparatory Committee have today confirmed that Provisional Application Phase (PAP) for the UPC will start end of spring 2017. This means they expect the UPC to become operational by December 2017.

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January 2017

IPR Conference 2017

HGF Partner Martyn Fish and Patent Director Andy Camenisch are attending this year's GIPC conference, where Martyn will be speaking.

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January 2017

The final days of replica goods

UK law in respect of artistic works which have been industrially manufactured (more than 50 were made) changed significantly in July 2016. 28th January 2017 will mark the “depletion date”; after this date, no unauthorised copies of artistic works may be sold, put into circulation or commu…

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December 2016
December 2016

Mike Nelson, Partner to lead HGF Basel Office

HGF are delighted to announce that Mike Nelson, Partner will be moving to Basel in January 2017 to lead the HGF Basel office.

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December 2016

The University of Oxford - Seminar

Rachel Fetches and Iain Armstrong will be speaking at The Kennedy Institute, Oxford University on the 14th December.

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December 2016

Life Sciences Patents Network Europe

Rachel Fetches and Dr Claire Irvine will be speaking at the Life Sciences Patents Network Europe event in London on the 7th December.

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December 2016

Merry Christmas from HGF

HGF would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas!

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