News & Events

New Office Opening in Bury St Edmunds

From Monday 18 August, ip21 will be opening a new office in central Bury St Edmunds in addition to the current offices in Norwich and London. The Bury St Edmunds office will be headed up by Jeff Morris, one of ip21's patent specialists. The address of the new office is St Andrews Castle, St Andrews Street South, Bury St Edmunds, ...

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London Technology Week – June 2014

Courtesy of Tech London Advocates and London & Partners, the founding partners of London Technology Week 2014.

From 16th to 20th June 2014 London is hosting its first ever Technology Week. From the capital they will launch, show and impress its many visitors with bright talent and innovative ideas. It will be home to many events which are organised by more than 90 different groups, organisations and individuals and held all across the city…. ….Including ip21 Ltd!! We shall be ...

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The Small Claims Court – who, how, what and why?

In October 2012 a new court was set up to provide a relatively quick and inexpensive forum in which smaller enterprises can obtain a judgement if they believe their IP rights are being infringed to stop that infringement.  The small claims court (SCC) is incorporated into the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, or IPEC (formerly the Patents County Court), and has ...

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Geox and Mario, the ‘Footwear Billionaire’

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Italian citizen Mario Polegato was attending a wine conference in Reno, USA whilst working for his family’s winery. When walking around in the sweltering Nevada desert making the most of his trip he found his feet became very hot and uncomfortable, so much so he cut holes in his trainers using a Swiss army knife… little did he know that ...

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UK Patent Applications Relating to Medical Inventions: Part 2

Medical Inventions

We posted an article back in January which discussed UK patent applications relating to medical inventions, the constraints on which are outlined in Section 4A of the UK Patents Act 1977. The previous article outlined the legal definitions of what is allowable and excluded under UK and European patent law. Here we discuss what is allowable when considering a particular second use applied to certain contexts. To ...

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