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  • Patents protect new inventions, in all fields of technology.

    Mewburn Ellis LLP has patent specialists in all technical disciplines and a wealth of experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications and advising on their enforcement. We can also advise on the potential impact of other people’s patents on your business.

     

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  • 25 November 2014

    Course on European Patents 1-12 June 2015

    We are pleased to announce that our Course on European Patents will run again from 1 to 12 June 2015.  Our two-week course provides an in-depth study of the legal and practical aspects of working with the EPC and EPO, with optional additional workshops on other aspects of intellectual property.

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  • 19 November 2014

    Government Funded IP Audit applications to be suspended from 31 January 2015

    As reported here the UK Government offers funding up to £3000 inc. VAT for companies to have an ‘IP Audit’.  This popular scheme has meant that applicants can find out much more about what IP they have, what they might have, and what they can do with it – without having to pay anything at all.

    Applications for IP Audits will not be accepted after 31 January 2015 until further notice.  So, now is the time to try to take up this excellent opportunity.  You can apply for an IP Audit only if you are engaged on one of the IPO’s partner support schemes.  They are GrowthAccelerator, Welsh Government, and Scottish Enterprise [including Highlands and Islands Enterprise]. 

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Useful Websites

Useful Websites

UK-IPOUnited Kingdom Intellectual Property Office
EPOEuropean Patent Office
USPTOUnited States Patent and Trademark Office
WIPOWorld Intellectual Property Organisation
CIPAThe Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
epiThe European Patent Institute