< Back to latest news & events

Event

NBA IP Law Committee – Nashville

February 2019

Event date: 28th February 2019

HGF Senior Trade Mark Attorney Lauren Somers will be presenting “IP Rights in the UK and EU facing Brexit” at the NBA IP Law Committee, 28 February in Nashville.

The semiar will be held at a meeting of the NBA Intellectual Property Committee. It will provide a summary of the current position of Brexit, discussing the legal and practical implications of both a deal and a no-deal scenario. This will include the impact on granted EU trade mark registrations, pending applications, ongoing oppositions and cancellation actions, exhaustion, as well as registered and unregistered designs.

Lauren Somers will be a special guest speaker, presenting a program focusing on IP rights in the UK and EU in the face of Brexit.

Latest updates

EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal decision G4/19 - a European patent application can be refused by reason of the prohibition on double patenting

The European Patent Office today confirmed in Decision G4/19 of the Enlarged board of Appeal that a European patent application can be refused for ‘double patenting’.  Such a refusal can …

Read article

HGF ranked in the Financial Times special report 2021

HGF has been ranked in the Financial Times special report ‘Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms’ published on the 17th June 2021. More than 10,000 patent attorneys working in patent law …

Read article

Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars & Firm Rankings 2021

Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2021, comprising the highly recommended IP professionals, has now been published. HGF is delighted to have 14 European attorneys listed. IP STARS is the leading …

Read article