The 2016 Finance Bill has been published and contains legislation (at Clause 60 and schedule 9) amending the Patent Box rules.
Richard Williams will be attending the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in San Francisco, 28-29th March.
HGF announce their Platinum Partnership with Unit DX, Bristol’s first independent science Incubator.
HGF Partners Stephanie Loeffler-Reading and Claire Hutchinson are both attending the PTMG 94th Spring Conference being held in Paris from 13th - 17th March 2017.
HGF Partner Iain Armstrong will be attending this year's AUTM Annual Meeting in Florida, Hollywood from 12th - 15th March 2017.
Mr Justice Carr has granted an “Arrow” declaration in Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics Company Limited and Samsung Bioepsis UK Limited v AbbVie Biotechnology Limited  EWHC 395 (Pat). Although Mr Justice Carr was keen to stress the unusual nature of this case, the grant of the declaration is of interest as it provides an effective tool for parties seeking to clear the path for a product launch where the patentee has created multiple layers of secondary patent protection.