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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 2020
February 2020

Subsea Expo 2020

HGF Senior Patent Attorney Alastair Blake is attending and speaking at Subsea Expo 2020 on 12th February.

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January 2020
January 2020

IAM Global Leaders 2020

IAM has launched a new publication IAM Global Leaders. It features interviews with many of the world’s foremost private practice patent experts.

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January 2020

IAM Pharma & Biotech IP Summit 2020

HGF is a gold sponsor at IAM Pharma & Biotech IP Summit on 28th January 2020 with Partner Douglas Drysdale and Patent Director Dr Emma Longland attending the event.

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January 2020

Arab Health 2020

HGF will be exhibiting at Arab Health 28th - 31st Jan 2019 in Dubai, Arab Health is the largest gathering of healthcare and trade professionals in the MENA (Middle East, North African) region.

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January 2020

Special Report - Brand Protection Beyond Brexit

Since the UK voted to leave the EU in 2016's referendum, HGF has worked to ensure that Brexit will just mean 'business as usual' for its clients. We conducted a survey with more than 120 companies, many of them world-leaders in their markets and industry sectors, with specific focus on the…

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January 2020

CRISPR BoA Hearing

Follow this page for the latest updates from CRISPR BoA Hearing in Munich from Monday 13th January to Friday 17th January. HGF Patent Director Dr Emma Longland will be reporting all the key moments throughout the week along with daily roundups.

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December 2019
December 2019

T0694/16 - New EPO Technical Board of Appeal decision regarding personalised healthcare inventions

The EPO’s Technical Board of Appeal 3.3.09 in T0694/16 has clarified that claims to purposively selected patients for treatment with a known drug is novel over the prior art treatment of a broader and/or overlapping patient group with the same drug.

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December 2019

IP in Retail Conference Amsterdam 2019

HGF's second IP in Retail Conference Amsterdam will take place on 3rd December.

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