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27th November 2023
PRESS RELEASE – HGF Appoints new Chair of the Board: Formerly Head of Engineering, Lucy Johnson

HGF announced a new Chair to its Management Board, Lucy Johnson. Lucy was previously head of the firm’s Engineering Group.  Effective immediately Lucy succeeds Jason Lumber who held the position …

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26th February 2024
Celebrating Success in the Pharmaceuticals Industry: Jazz Pharmaceuticals Enters Deal With Redx

HGF would like to congratulate Redx Pharmaceuticals on their recent deal with Jazz Pharmaceuticals concerning the global rights to Redx’s KRAS Inhibitor Program. This partnership has the potential to provide …

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22nd February 2024
What’s Next for CAR Cell Therapy?

The first generation CAR T cell was discovered in 1993 when the variable region of an antibody was fused to the constant regions of a T cell receptor.  Now, 20 …

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22nd February 2024
Managing IP EMEA Awards 2024

The 19th annual Managing IP Awards: EMEA Awards 2024 shortlist has now been published and HGF are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for a staggering 17 awards. …

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20th February 2024
Blog Series: IP Ingredients, Part 7: Data in food and beverage patent applications – Why, What & How much?

Questions I often get asked by innovators looking to file a patent application include: “What kind of experimental data do I need to include?” and “How many examples do we …

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14th February 2024
HGF ranked in The Legal 500 Germany 2024

HGF is proud to be ranked in The Legal 500 Germany 2024 guide. The Legal 500 provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage on recommended Law firms, Lawyers, Attorneys, Advocates, Solicitors, …

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13th February 2024
EPO Annual Fee Increases

The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced that revised Official Fees will apply to payments made on or after Monday 1st April 2024. The majority of fees will increase by …

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9th February 2024
Tanya Waller Recognised as Lexology Legal Influencer for IP

We are delighted to share that our Trade Mark Director Tanya Waller has been recognised as a Lexology Legal influencer for Q4/2023! Tanya provides high-quality legal content for our website …

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8th February 2024
WTR 1000 2024

We are delighted to announce that our European trade mark team has been recognised in the gold tier world Trade Mark Review 1000 2024. The firm is also proud to …

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1st February 2024
Blog Series – IP Ingredients, Part 6: Geographical Indications: “What’s in a [place] name?”

You are likely to be familiar with Scotch Whisky, Champagne, Welsh Lamb, Stilton blue cheese and Jersey royal potatoes but did you know that the names of some of your …

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