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Stephan Hoefs - 24 March 2023

Spot the difference: where UK and German laws go astray

Despite the harmonisation of trade mark law in Europe over the past..

Anna Mudge - 21 March 2023

Advanced Therapies Congress 2023 - five key themes

Anna Mudge enjoyed a bustling two days at the Advanced Therapies..

Ben Boyd - 21 March 2023

Motion of the ocean - Wave energy converters

The ocean covers 70% of the earth’s surface, so it is no wonder there..

Rebecca Campbell - 17 March 2023

How neurodiversity can benefit the legal profession

Everyone’s mind is unique – we each think in slightly different ways...

Jacqueline Murphy - 14 March 2023

Femtech: a growth industry - new special report

We are delighted to release our latest report Femtech: a growth..

Nathan Zhang - 13 March 2023

Wearing down tyre emissions

The amount of particulate material which comes out of an exhaust pipe..

Jacqueline Murphy - 7 March 2023

Come and join us for a ‘Celebration of all things Singapore’

We are excited to be in Singapore for INTA 2023 and very much hope..

Reborn! How a radical process will be able to give new life to unwanted boats

There are around a million boats in the UK and eventually they will all need to be recycled. The Blue Composites Project is on a mission to show how it can be done.

Eleanor Maciver - 15 March 2023

Mycelium, the miracle material

In an ever more eco-aware world, Ecovative is creating foam, fashion,..

Sean Jauss - 14 March 2023

Trade Secrets in Practice

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

Chris Denison - 6 March 2023

Cheese without cows

How Better Dairy are creating products that are molecularly identical..

Ellie Knowles - 2 March 2023

Can an AI win copyright protection?

As part of our Thought Leaders series, Mewburn Ellis Trainee Patent..

Dan Thornton - 20 February 2023

The world’s toughest sports earbuds

Tom Jelliffe is the founder of ultra-durable earphones brand Tzuka...

Chris Denison - 16 December 2022

Podcast with Jevan Nagarajah: Cheese without cows

Jevan Nagarajah, Co-Founder and CEO of Better Dairy, joins Forward..

Andrew Fearnside - 15 December 2022

The state of quantum

Quantum chips are sparking into life. But what is this hardware going..

Andrew Fearnside - 15 December 2022

Quantum and the law

Mewburn Ellis speaks to Kaniah Konkoly-Thege, Chief Legal Officer and..

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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.