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Leading Intellectual Property firms merge to form Cleveland Scott York

31 Mar 2017
Leading intellectual property firms, Cleveland IP and Scott & York IP Law, are to merge with effect from 1 April 2017. The combined firm will be known as Cleveland Scott York. Cleveland Scott York will bring together the strengths of Read More

Leading UK patent attorney speaks on technology transfer at international scientific conference in Budapest

30 Mar 2017
A chartered patent attorney from one of the UK’s leading intellectual property firms has presented at a major international scientific conference in Budapest, Hungary. Dr Adrian Bradley, a Partner at Cleveland Scott York – established this month on the merger Read More

Promotions at leading intellectual property firm

30 Mar 2017
Two professionals at a leading firm of intellectual property specialists are celebrating their promotions Nick Bennett, a Chartered Patent Attorney at the City of London offices of Cleveland Scott York, has been promoted from Associate to Senior Associate. Meanwhile, trainee Read More

Best Business Women Awards 2017

8 Mar 2017
We are delighted to be sponsoring the Customer Service award again this year and can’t wait to hear the truly inspirational stories of the entrants and their businesses. The awards process launched on Friday 3 March at the Aubrey Park Read More

Argos Limited fails to gain control of domain name

6 Mar 2017
This 362 paragraph decision is a good source of discussion for a wide range of UK/EU trade mark law. It does appear to have been an ‘epic fail’ for Argos Limited, who must have spent very large sums of money Read More

Unified Patent Court – Update

15 Feb 2017
There has been a change of minister for IP, and signs that the government intends to pursue a “hard Brexit”, since it was announced that the UK would proceed with ratifying the UPCA.  However, it appears that UK ratification is Read More

Threat of infringement, but not in the United Kingdom

15 Feb 2017
Nvidia Corporation & Anor v Hardware Labs Performance Systems Inc EWHC 3135 (Ch) On 6 December 2016, Mr Justice Mann delivered a summary judgment in relation to an action filed at the Chancery Division of the High Court of Read More

London-based intellectual property specialists appoint new partner

9 Feb 2017
A leading London-based firm of intellectual property specialists has promoted a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney from Senior Associate to Partner. Cleveland IP has made Peter Houlihan a Partner at the firm. He has been a Senior Associate at the firm Read More

IP Safety – beware the scams

7 Feb 2017
Safer Internet Day is being celebrated globally today, 7 February, and so it’s a good day to remind ourselves about the problems scams cause in our world. IP rights have to be listed on publicly available registers, so that they Read More

Leading patent attorney advises University of Cambridge/Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew spin-out combatting antimicrobial resistance

7 Feb 2017
A leading patent attorney is advising a new UK spin-out which has been established to find new ways of combatting antimicrobial resistance. Adrian Bradley, a partner and chartered patent attorney at London-based Cleveland IP, is advising Polypharmarkos Limited, a spin-out Read More