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Engineering

The Engineering landscape is changing, with emerging technologies appearing in once-mature industries.

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With over 40 professionals across Europe, and hubs in both the UK and Germany, the HGF engineering team is a powerhouse of experience and expertise across the sector, working with a domestic and global client base from a diverse range of high-growth industries.

Drawing on a strong technical background in engineering subjects, and a wealth of experience from industry and academia, the team advises clients on the broad engineering landscape, with particular focus in the fields of energy, medical devices, emerging technology, automotive, packaging, construction, food equipment, process manufacture and agriculture. In addition, our engineering attorneys work closely with our IP lawyers in relation to agreements such as for IP licensing, manufacturing and supply, and litigation.

Latest updates

Fashionably IP - podcast exploring hot topics in the world of fashion and intellectual property

We are delighted to launch our new Fashionably IP Podcast were we will be looking at important hot topics in the world of fashion and intellectual property. In the podcast, …

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Computer implemented invention refused due to "broken technical chain"

Summary The Board of Appeal refused an application in the field of pharmaceuticals and computer implemented inventions on the grounds of lack of technical character. The application aimed to help …

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AI Assisted Inventions – Yes; AI-Inventors – No

An AI cannot be an inventor for a European Patent Application finds the Board of the Appeal in their written decision on J08/20 that has now been published. The appeal …

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IAM Patent 1000 2022

The IAM Patent 1000 – the world’s leading patent professionals 2022 guide has now been published. HGF has 23 European attorneys listed. Firm rankings Scotland – Gold “HGF is one …

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HGF ranked Gold in the FT special report – Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2022

HGF has been ranked in the ‘Gold’ and ‘Silver’ bands in The Financial Times special report ‘Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms’ published on the 16th June 2022. More than 10,000 …

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Success at the Managing IP Awards 2022

HGF was nominated for a staggering 12 awards last night at the Managing IP Awards in London, and are delighted that the firm won European Trade Mark Firm of the …

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Managing Intellectual Property firm rankings - patents 2022

HGF is delighted to be ranked Tier 1 and Tier 2 in the latest Managing Intellectual Property firm rankings for patent work. Managing Intellectual Property has published the patent work …

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HGF joins The Black Solicitors Network

The Black Solicitors Network is the primary voice of black solicitors in England and Wales; committed to achieving equality of access, retention and promotion of black solicitors. We are excited …

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