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While we still await clarity regarding when, and under what terms, the UK will leave the EU, what we do know is how Brexit will affect IP rights. Here, Serjeants provides an overview of how Brexit will impact Intellectual Property rights and what you should...

Experienced trade mark attorney at Serjeants, Leanne Hall, has recently upped her game with the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) by joining its council. CITMA is a professional membership organisation that represents trade mark and design professionals. Not only do they provide support within...

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...

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...

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...