The UK IP system is the best in the world, according to the latest Global Intellectual Property Index report, published 12 November 2013.
This seminar will provide an overview of the CRISPR IP saga, discussion of considerations in relation to freedom-to-operate for use of the technology and an update on the lessons to be learnt from the IP issues which have inflicted major costs on those involved.
HGF Partner Matt Cassie will be Moderator for 'Best Practice for In-House IP Counsel: Invention Harvesting' panel discussion at the Technology Patent Network Europe in London on the 20th June 2019.
The IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2019 guide has now been published. HGF have 13 attorneys listed within the guide and is listed as a Recommended Firm.
HGF are sending a team of Attorneys to the 2019 BIO International Convention which takes place 3rd - 6th June in Philadelphia.
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 Journal).