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A recent High Court decision has highlighted the importance of the ‘inventive concept’ of a patent when it comes to patent infringement. Serjeants’ expert patent attorney Tim Cadman explains: The wording of a patent claim is usually enough to determine patent infringement. However, in  Regen Lab...

Leicester City Football Club triumphed recently when the trade mark experts at Serjeants successfully defended the club’s rights in their registered trade mark ‘LCFC’, preventing an application for a similar mark. An application was made by Leeds City Football Club Limited (Leeds City Ltd) to register...

A final year product design and technology student from Loughborough University, and now a client of Serjeants, has received international coverage of his latest invention - an underwater jetpack. Archie O’Brien designed and developed a functional prototype of his underwater jetpack in just 12 months as...

Serjeants is celebrating 40 years in business and setting its sights on future growth. Founded in 1978 by the late Andrew Serjeant, our team of professionally qualified patent and trade mark attorneys works with a range of businesses from multi-nationals to SMEs, as well as with...

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,...

We always warn clients to beware of scammers, who find out details of new trade mark applications and use them to send fake invoices for trade mark fees.  We recently found ourselves on the receiving end of this type of scam! Serjeants filed an EU trade...