IP in Retail Conference 2017

September 2017

London & Leeds

IP in Retail 2017 - HGF's fifth annual conference was held in September in Leeds and London. The conference addressed topical IP issues for retailers. 

Thursday 21st September - Leeds

HGF Leeds, 1 City Walk, Leeds, LS11 9DX

Thursday 28th September - London

Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BA

8.30am - 4.30pm


A number of factors are making 2017 an "interesting" time for retailers. Reducing real disposable income, a weakening pound, inflation, fluctuating consumer confidence - these and other "unknowns" are playing out against the background of Brexit, leading to uncertainties about the road ahead. 

In IP in Retail , 2017 - HGF's fifth annual conference addressing topical IP issues for retailers - we delivered a little more certainty, as well as positivity and creativity for the year ahead. 



To view the full programme please click here

Presentation slides

Following our 5th annual IP in Retail Conference 2017, the slides from the presentations are now available for you to download. Simply complete the form below and you will receive a PDF via e-mail. If you do not receive your file within an hour, please check your spam folder. If you have any queries or require further advice please contact the retail team, by sending an e-mail to retail@hgf.com.

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About HGF's Retail Team

HGF has a specialist retail IP team which handles the full range of retail-related intellectual property work, both in the UK and internationally.

In addition to core areas such as new trade mark and design filing programs we cover fields such as social media and internet advice, patent and design searching and filing for wearables, e-market monitoring and enforcement, comparative advertising advice and many other key IP services for retailers.