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Adam Gregory - August 03, 2020

Cellular Agriculture – forecasting innovation

In their recent article in Nature Food, high-profile figures in the..

Ben Boyd - July 30, 2020

How self-driving cars are putting the brakes on vehicle collisions

When I first started driving, my parents would tell me to “drive..

Edmund Harrison - July 29, 2020

®egistration and/or use of a trade mark – an automatic defence in the UK to trade mark infringement claims?

It is quite a common and perfectly reasonable assumption by some..

Ben Boyd - July 29, 2020

Amazon and Zoox steer toward the development of self-driving delivery vehicles

Amazon has agreed to acquire self-driving start-up Zoox for USD $1.2..

Kate O'Rourke - July 29, 2020

The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court - ongoing success for brand owners

Since 1990 businesses seeking to defend their intellectual property..

Tom Furnival - July 28, 2020

A brighter future for unconventional agriculture?

At the cost of more than one sad-looking hanging basket, I have come..

Sofia Arenal - July 28, 2020

Oreo vs Twins - the biscuit wars

Since 2015, two major biscuit manufacturers, have been doing battle,..

Is the future meat-free?

Compelling advancements in cellular science could soon see us choosing to abandon animal agriculture. Forward explores the emerging world of cultured meat.

Andrew Fearnside - August 05, 2020

Quantum computing: Why qubits have consequences for IP

As part of our Thought Leaders series, Mewburn Ellis Senior Associate..

James Leach - August 04, 2020

Antimicrobial resistance: moving towards a targeted approach

Spectromics is working to put our existing arsenal of antibiotics to..

Eleanor Maciver - July 26, 2020

In conversation with an innovator: Daniel Solomita, CEO and Founder of Loop Industries

The CEO and founder of Loop Industries lets us in on the..

Chris Denison - July 21, 2020

Are functional foods worth the fuss?

Forward: features discuss and celebrate the best of innovation and..

Sean Jauss - July 14, 2020

String theory: how bundling IP rights strengthens bioinformatics products

As part of our Thought Leaders series, Mewburn Ellis Partner Sean..

Sarah Kostiuk-Smith - July 05, 2020

Medicine's most wanted

Will the world's most dangerous microbes soon meet their match?..

Alex Burns - July 01, 2020

Right to repair: could it take a bite out of e-waste?

Forward: features are independent pieces written for Mewburn Ellis..

Rachel Oxley - June 08, 2020

Ocean Energy - out of the blue

Long considered the poor relation of solar and wind-based solutions,..


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Mewburn Ellis Forward is a biannual publication that celebrates the best of innovation and exploration. Through its pages we hope to inform and entertain, but also to encourage discussion about the most compelling developments taking place in the scientific and entrepreneurial world. Along the way, we’ll engage with the IP challenges that international organisations face every day.