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Eliot Ward - 5 December 2022

UPC timeline delayed by two months

Today (5 December 2022) the UPC Administrative Committee announced..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - 2 December 2022

Pharma trade marks: 2022 case law round up

As we enter December, and the year draws to a close, many trade mark..

Joe McAlary - 2 December 2022

Parallel imports of repackaged pharmaceutical products - clarification from recent CJEU rulings

Recent case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)..

Eliot Ward - 1 December 2022

Welcome to the market, FMT

On Wednesday 30 November 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration..

Thomas Driver - 1 December 2022

What is Synthetic Biology and why should you care?

The term Synthetic Biology, or SynBio, has been used for a while; the..

Alex Galbraith - 1 December 2022

Antibody therapy for pets – following the human lead

Over recent decades monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapy has developed..

Jack Davies - 30 November 2022

David Deutsch – making more sense than common sense

“Our best theories are not only truer than common sense, they make..

Jacqueline Murphy - 29 November 2022

Patent Litigation Trends in England & Wales - new report

We are delighted to release our latest report Patent Litigation..

AI-enabled sensor provides early warning for postpartum haemorrhage

Australian start-up Baymatob combines an array of sensors with artificial intelligence to identify heavy bleeding after childbirth before it is visible.

Matthew Smith - 13 September 2022


A new process allows for the creation of conductive nanocrystals,..

James Leach - 12 August 2022

The firepower of Cloud Native thinking

Taylor Dolezal of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation explains why..

Robert Andrews - 3 August 2022

So you want to be a STEMinist

The gender imbalance in science and technology is startling. A bold..

Eliot Ward - 7 July 2022

Breakthrough: super fast DNA tests

A rapid bedside genetic test can screen newborn babies for a genetic..

Julie Carlisle - 22 June 2022

The surprising world of canine oncology

Dog cancer specialist Dr Clare Knottenbelt reveals the insights..

Simon Parry - 10 June 2022

Our goal is to build the world’s fastest electric car

Elizabeth Maclennan developed a love of speed at Mewburn..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - 26 May 2022

Plant-based brands: what does it take to break through?

We investigate what it takes to stand out in an increasingly crowded..

Robert Andrews - 4 May 2022

How to be a leader on Inclusion & Diversity

Mewburn Ellis is rethinking I&D from top to bottom. But what is the..

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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.