The global desire to reduce plastic consumption is driving the development of sustainable solutions to match, or supersede, the quality of existing packaging – for the same or lower costs.
Minimisation, life cycle management and design for reuse and recyclability form the key elements of development in food and beverages packaging, which is frequently required to fall in line with strict government rules and sanctions.
HGF’s highly experienced food and beverages packaging team delivers IP strategy support and implementation for in-house teams at multinational firms and SMEs. This covers drafting, filing and prosecuting patents, trade mark and design registrations and freedom to operate projects, along with infringement and validity opinions, oppositions and enforcement.
HGF’s specialist attorneys are regularly invited to speak at food and beverage packaging conferences to share their wide depth and breadth of substantial industry knowledge.
The IAM Patent 1000 – the world’s leading patent professionals 2021 guide has now been published. HGF has 18 European attorneys listed. IAM Patent 1000 is a unique guide that …Read article
WIPR Patents Live is holding a complimentary session on July 20, at 5pm BST/12pm ET, where HGF Partner & Patent Attorney Kieran Killough will present on ‘Protecting medical devices in …Event details
HGF is hosting a ‘Patents for the offshore sector’ webinar on 13th July, 2021. The webinar will be presented by HGF Patent Director Richard Gover. It will include an introduction …Event details
HGF launched the next phase of its European expansion with the opening of its new business in France based in its 22nd European office, in Rennes, France. The office will …Read article
Pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent applications also make top 10 most patented. Recent statistics published by the EPO show that a total of 14,295 European patent applications were filed in 2020 …Read article
Is your software/app a medical device? For over 10 years now, software used for medical purposes might be classified as a medical device under EU law. The rules were initially …Read article
Exploring the growth of patents for connected medical devices, and how best to protect them. The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to change our lives by creating a connected …Read article
HGF in Europe and Knobbe Martens in the US are holding a joint webinar on 9th June. In this webinar we will explore considerations for implementing an effective strategy to …Event details