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Patent infringement can be complicated because case law shows that sometimes patents can be infringed even without all of the essential features of an invention being copied. The patent experts at Serjeants take a closer look into the scope of protection of a patent. Defining a...

Young people are increasingly innovating, creating new brands and starting new businesses to help solve the problems of today, but the way in which these businesses and ideas are funded has changed significantly over recent years. In honour of World IP Day 2022, the team...

In this article, Serjeants' expert team of trade mark attorneys provides an overview of what makes a good trade mark, explaining the value they add to a brand or company, and highlighting why businesses should ensure that they have the relevant protection in place. What is...

The patent attorneys at Serjeants outline the latest decisions made by a number of different jurisdictions in regards to whether artificial intelligence (AI) can be an inventor, and explain what this may mean for the future of patent applications. AI as an inventor In a previous blog,...

Following a widely publicised dispute earlier this year over their caterpillar cakes, the battle rumbles on between Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Aldi – only this time over the design of a light up gin bottle. In this article, the team at Serjeants shares an...