During his career in IP partner Matt Jones has held positions in both private practice law firms, and in-house corporate legal departments, before he joined EIP. In an article for Managing Intellectual Property Matt explains what it’s like making the move in-house and then back again.
The 2019 edition of IP Stars has highlighted seven EIP partners as outstanding practitioners.
Heather McCann, Darren Smyth, Gary Moss, Jerome Spaargaren, Kathleen Fox Murphy, and Andrew Sharples are considered “Patent Stars”, while Paula Flutter is named as both a “Patent Star” and “Trademark Star”.
Individuals are recognised by IP Stars following extensive research, including information submitted by firms, market feedback and publicly available information.
Head of EIP Brands, Claire Lehr, looks at the case of The Green Effort Limited v EUIPO and what happens when time limits go wrong.
This article first appeared on WTR Daily, part of World Trademark Review, in April 2019. For further information, please go to www.worldtrademarkreview.com.
In an article for Intellectual Property Magazine partner Christof Höhne and legal assistant Tatiana Dolenko look at the rise of blockchain technology and how blockchain patents, and their litigation, will become a hot topic.
Partner Matt Jones had his response to a reader's question about costs of the patenting process published in the Financial Times.
The Q&A was published in the Money section of the FT Weekend print edition on Saturday 4 May 2019, and online (subscriber-only content).