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Robert Andrews - 28 June 2022

Mewburn Ellis announces firmwide menopause policy

We are delighted to have launched a firmwide menopause policy to..

Chris Cattley - 23 June 2022

Robotic-assisted surgery: from fiction to reality and beyond

It’s a notable feature of (my favourite) Sci-Fi movies, that they..

Emma Kennaugh-Gallacher - 21 June 2022

The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court – renovation, or a new coat of paint?

Comments on the current functioning, and the future, of the IPEC.


Maria Hall - 16 June 2022

Mewburn Ellis advises creators of Goodwood 2022 record breaker

IP firm advises the company behind the Spéirling electric hypercar..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - 7 June 2022

Owning your IP: managing early brand risks for start-ups and SMEs

A start-up or a small or medium sized enterprise (SME) is like a..

Simon Parry - 25 May 2022

Meet the team: Simon Parry, Partner, Patent Attorney, Engineering, Manchester

For someone who spent his childhood holidays by the sea in North..

The surprising world of canine oncology

Dog cancer specialist Dr Clare Knottenbelt reveals the insights derived from studying and treating man's best friends.

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..

Adam Gregory - 31 March 2022

Podcast with Guy Heathers: Singapore's innovation community — trends and technology

Having previously spoken to Guy Heathers, Singapore biotech..

Andrew Fearnside - 30 March 2022

A trillion times more powerful: the race to produce the world's first quantum computer chip

Meet the British startup on the brink of winning the race to produce..

Niles Beadman - 23 November 2021

Inspired by nature – the microbial revolution

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

Andrew Fearnside - 17 November 2021

Venturing ahead: helping Munich make its name in quantum tech

Christopher Trummer, managing director of the TUM Venture Lab..

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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.