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MoreThe UK and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

09.09.2021

The UK and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

The UK is looking to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), a trade agreement among 11 countries around the Pacific rim.

MoreRe-registering EU designs in the UK: Three scenarios to double check before the 30 September re-filing deadline

31.08.2021

Re-registering EU designs in the UK: Three scenarios to double check before the 30 September re-filing deadline

The deadline for re-filing EU designs in the UK is looming on 30 September 2021. Make sure your UK rights are in place before this deadline, and in particular, double check these three scenarios where your UK design rights may not have been created automatically.

More30 September: End of Brexit grace period to re-file EU trade marks in the UK

03.09.2021

30 September: End of Brexit grace period to re-file EU trade marks in the UK

The deadline for re-filing EU trade marks in the UK under Brexit transitional provisions falls on 30 September 2021. What action do you need to take?

MoreHydrovision vs Hylovision - Court offers clear vision in likelihood of confusion case

25.08.2021

Hydrovision vs Hylovision - Court offers clear vision in likelihood of confusion case

Keltie Trade Mark attorney Eleni Mezulanik takes a look at this important decision from the General Court.

MoreDual filing, cloned rights and new guidelines: Brexit’s impact on Trade Marks, Designs and IP Management

19.08.2021

Dual filing, cloned rights and new guidelines: Brexit’s impact on Trade Marks, Designs and IP Management

Britain leaving the European Union has changed how Trade Marks and Design Rights are filed and managed. According to Kane Ridley, Keltie’s Head of Trade Mark Support, now is the time for everyone to review their IP portfolios to avoid lost UK rights and future complications.

MoreUnified Patent Court Update

19.08.2021

Unified Patent Court Update

Last week, after years of delay caused by challenges in the German Federal Constitutional Court, legislation enabling Germany to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement came into force. German ratification of the UPCA is a required step in setting up the unitary patent system and so this development moves the Unified Patent Court slightly closer to reality.

MoreSize Matters – The Rise of Fake Graphene

10.08.2021

Size Matters – The Rise of Fake Graphene

Graphene is a remarkable material, not only in its physical properties but in its high-profile reputation. That reputation gives it an impressive 'selling power' in everything from consumer goods to research proposals. But not all graphene is created equal, and very poor-quality or 'fake' graphene might be as easy to come by as the real stuff...

MoreThe Role of Carbon Capture in Achieving Net-Zero Emissions

08.07.2021

The Role of Carbon Capture in Achieving Net-Zero Emissions

We take a look at the opportunities for reducing emissions and government recommendations for industry, as well as some of the forerunner projects in carbon capture, carbon recycling, and hydrogen production. How can we achieve net-zero by 2050, and what role will IP play in this in the future?

MoreUK publishes implementation plan for world’s most advanced genomic healthcare ecosystem

30.06.2021

UK publishes implementation plan for world’s most advanced genomic healthcare ecosystem

Plan covers 2021-2022 and translates the UK Genome Strategy into clear actions

MoreTen differences between UK and EU registered designs

05.07.2021

Ten differences between UK and EU registered designs

Since Brexit, EU registered design protection no longer covers the UK. As a result, many design owners and IP practitioners have found themselves filing UK designs for the first time. Are you up to speed on UK practice? Here's a quick-glance guide to the key differences between the EU and UK design systems...

MoreWhy It’s Important to File Oppositions at the EPO to Increase Your Freedom to Operate

23.06.2021

Why It’s Important to File Oppositions at the EPO to Increase Your Freedom to Operate

Keeping up with the latest patents is vital to maintain competitive advantage, especially when your competitors may file patents that limit your freedom to operate (FTO). But how exactly do oppositions work, what timeframes do you have to work with, and what are the potential costs?

MoreKeltie ranked as one of Europe’s top Patent Law Firms by Financial Times

23.06.2021

Keltie ranked as one of Europe’s top Patent Law Firms by Financial Times

In a special report based on recommendations from clients and peers across Europe, the firm was recognised for its exceptional standards of service in all technology sectors, with particularly high accolades in IT and Mechanical Engineering.

MoreThe Importance of Branding in Life Sciences, Healthcare and Precision Medicine

30.06.2021

The Importance of Branding in Life Sciences, Healthcare and Precision Medicine

Branding has a very important role to play in any industry. However, it is crucial in the fields of life sciences, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and also precision medicine which, by its very nature, is personal. For this reason, brand names in these areas should resonate with people (think ‘hearts and minds’).

MoreDesign Registration Strategy: The spectrum of protection

27.01.2021

Design Registration Strategy: The spectrum of protection

Developing a design registration strategy that balances breadth and strength, to give you the best possible protection.

More5 minutes with Alistair Gay: working at Keltie.

25.01.2021

5 minutes with Alistair Gay: working at Keltie.

Alistair Gay, Partner at the firm who joined over twenty years ago, shares his thoughts on what makes Keltie special.

MorePatenting ethical, environmental or socially responsible technologies

23.02.2021

Patenting ethical, environmental or socially responsible technologies

Can patent protection ever be part of an ethical or high moral value business model?

MorePatents and the birth of materials informatics

27.01.2021

Patents and the birth of materials informatics

In 1863, David Kirkaldy patented his ‘Universal Testing Machine’ and laid the foundations for the Materials Informatics revolution. What did his patented invention mean then, and how can materials informatics inventions be protected now?

MoreShakeel Ahmad explains the borderline of patentability.

16.12.2020

Shakeel Ahmad explains the borderline of patentability.

What is and is not protectable?

MoreA difference of dosage

08.12.2020

A difference of dosage

The European Patent Office's approach to patenting new dosage regimes

More5 minutes with Laura Kehoe on precision medicine.

01.12.2020

5 minutes with Laura Kehoe on precision medicine.

Laura explains the future direction of precision medicine.

MoreIP in the food industry

24.03.2021

IP in the food industry

From accommodating increasing demand to creating a sustainable food supply: innovation will be key in addressing the food industry's many challenges. How can that innovation be protected and exploited?

MoreSean Cummings explains why Keltie’s office in Galway is the perfect location post-Brexit.

12.02.2021

Sean Cummings explains why Keltie’s office in Galway is the perfect location post-Brexit.

Understanding Keltie's decision to open an Irish office.

MoreInsights into the automotive sector with Joanne Hopley

16.12.2020

Insights into the automotive sector with Joanne Hopley

Joanne Hopley talks about the future of automotive.

MorePhilip Baker - the future of IP in personalised transport.

07.01.2021

Philip Baker - the future of IP in personalised transport.

Changes, challenges and what to look forward to.

MoreIt Ain't What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It)

27.02.2021

It Ain't What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It)

Protecting Manufacturing Processes

MoreWorking with start-ups – interview with Dev Crease.

24.08.2020

Working with start-ups – interview with Dev Crease.

Dev Crease joined Keltie in 2004 just after he qualified as a UK and European patent attorney. Over past 16 years he has developed a thriving practice in the life sciences, chemical and medical technologies team based around advising rapid growth companies achieve value in their IP positions.

MoreRichard Lawrence - my top three inventions.

23.10.2020

Richard Lawrence - my top three inventions.

Three inventions which have helped shape the way we live our lives.

MoreMaterials and the power of a name

08.03.2021

Materials and the power of a name

In the world of new and innovative materials, an imaginative name and effective marketing goes a very long way. Make sure you look after this valuable asset!

MoreMark Richardson explains the future challenges of IP in Europe, post-Brexit.

16.12.2020

Mark Richardson explains the future challenges of IP in Europe, post-Brexit.

What can the intellectual property sector expect?

MoreRegistered design vs design patent

27.01.2021

Registered design vs design patent

What is the difference between a registered design right and a design patent?

MoreAzhar Sadique on a career in IP and the future challenges for the profession.

18.02.2020

Azhar Sadique on a career in IP and the future challenges for the profession.

Advice for young people looking to begin a career in intellectual property.

MoreManuela Macchi tells us about the importance of intellectual property in sport.

03.11.2020

Manuela Macchi tells us about the importance of intellectual property in sport.

Insights into working with our sports clients.

MoreTop IP Tips for Influencers

02.03.2021

Top IP Tips for Influencers

When creating content, it is important to keep the right side of the IP line. Amelia Skelding talks through 5 top tips for influencers.

MoreBen Britter on specialising in trade marks.

16.12.2020

Ben Britter on specialising in trade marks.

What is it like to work with trade marks?

More5 minutes with Sullivan Fountain - working in-house versus private practice

06.12.2020

5 minutes with Sullivan Fountain - working in-house versus private practice

The differences between in-house and private practice.

More5 minutes with Emily Weal on materials science patents

03.03.2021

5 minutes with Emily Weal on materials science patents

What's new and what's next in materials science and IP?

MoreVideo: Keltie - United in Europe

22.01.2021

Video: Keltie - United in Europe

In June 2016 the UK voted to leave the European Union, raising many questions around EU Trade Marks and Community Designs, as well as representation rights before the EUIPO. As a result, Keltie took steps in order to safeguard all Pan European IP rights in the future.

MoreKeltie EQE Success

22.06.2021

Keltie EQE Success

Congratulations to Keltie's trainees for record success in the 2021 European Qualifying Examinations.

MoreKeltie receives a glowing write-up in the IAM Patent 1000

06.07.2021

Keltie receives a glowing write-up in the IAM Patent 1000

We are delighted to have received a Tier 2 ranking for patent prosecution and two glowing write-ups in the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. Keltie appears under both the ‘UK: England’ and ‘Ireland’ jurisdictions, reflecting our UK and European presence.

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