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Serjeants’ expert trade mark attorneys recently triumphed at the specialist Intellectual Property Enterprise Court with a successful trade mark infringement claim that prevented a similar business to that of its client operating under an almost identical name. Whilst at first that seems like a straightforward case,...

In March this year Serjeants switched to a new case management system – Patrawin®. The new system has allowed us to move a step closer towards becoming a paperless office as well as enabled us to handle cases more efficiently. We hope our clients are...

2017 has been a notable year for high profile intellectual property disputes that have had a major impact on UK patent and trade mark registrations and infringements. Serjeants’ Tim Cadman highlights the key points from a few of the more significant cases that have taken place...

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Andrew Serjeant on 09 October 2017. Andrew established Serjeants in 1978 and worked tirelessly to expand the firm until his retirement in 1999. We owe Andrew a huge debt of gratitude for all of his...

On 1 October 2017 the Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017 came into force. The Act simplifies this previously complex area of law which will hopefully encourage the owners of patents, trade marks and designs to enforce their rights. An ‘unjustified threat’ is made when someone...

Following a recent trip to the Far East, Serjeants’ patent and trade mark attorney, Tim Cadman, reports on the intellectual property situation in China and explains the importance of protecting your IP rights: China is an increasingly important country for businesses and inventors to protect their...