We want to keep you up to date with developments in the IP world and let you know what we are up to at Mewburn Ellis.


Elfab wins Manufacturing Champions Award for SME Innovation

15 Dec 2017

Our client Elfab Limited, a leading manufacturer of pressure relief systems, has won the SME Innovators Category at the Manufacturing Champions Awards 2017.

WIPO report on global IP trends

06 Dec 2017

Robert Watson, partner in our chemistry and materials team, comments on the World Intellectual Property Indicators 2017 report by the World Intellectual Property Organization.

A Day in the Life: Alex Burns

06 Dec 2017

Alex Burns, Associate in our electronics, computing & physics and engineering patent teams, joined Mewburn Ellis as part of our Graduate Training Programme in 2013. Here he gives us a flavour of what working as a Trainee Patent Attorney is like.

Alliance Pharma to acquire rights to Vamousse

05 Dec 2017

Our client Alliance Pharma plc has announced a deal to acquire the worldwide rights to Vamousse head lice treatment from TyraTech Inc. for up to £13 million.

University of Manchester win at the 2017 Bionow Awards

04 Dec 2017

Congratulations to University of Manchester researchers, Professors Sheena Cruickshank, John Mclaughlin and Andy Brass for winning the Project of the Year Award at the 2017 Bionow Awards.

2nd China Pharma IP Summit

04 Dec 2017

Partners Sean Jauss and Joseph Lenthall will be attending this year’s China Pharma IP Summit from 7-8 December 2017 in Shanghai.

7 lesser known facts about working as a patent attorney

29 Nov 2017

Anna Mudge, Trainee Patent Attorney in our Life Sciences team, recently visited Durham University to give the students a talk on 'Becoming a Patent Attorney'. Her discussions with the students prompted her to share seven lesser known facts about working as a patent attorney.

Innovation Forum 2017 – Leaders Conference

28 Nov 2017

Robert Watson will be attending the Innovation Forum 2017 – Leaders Conference which takes place from 4-5 December 2017 in Oxford.

OBN BioTuesday: Company Showcase – Bristol

23 Nov 2017

Rebecca Tollervey will be attending the OBN’s first ever BioTuesday event in the West of England on 28 November in Bristol.

Training Course on European Patents 4-15 June 2018

22 Nov 2017

We are delighted to confirm that our celebrated two-week course on the legal and practical aspects of working with the EPC and EPO will run again in 2018 from 4-15 June.

Women in Bio (Greater Boston Chapter) Annual Holiday Event

21 Nov 2017

Sarah Brearley will be attending the Women In Bio Greater Boston Chapter 2017 Annual Wine & Chocolate Holiday Party taking place on 5 December 2017.

University of Chester Cybersecurity Conference

20 Nov 2017

Dan Thornton will be attending the University of Chester Cybersecurity Conference which takes place on 28 November at the Riverside Innovation Centre in Chester.

Fisher & Paykel wins patent case against rivals ResMed

17 Nov 2017

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare have successfully defended an infringement action brought against them by competitors ResMed.

GammaDelta Therapeutics Q&A

17 Nov 2017

Mewburn Ellis discusses future plans and the role of IP with Raj Mehta, Director of IP, Alliance Management and BD at GammaDelta Therapeutics.

Open University win Cyber Security Innovation Award

16 Nov 2017

Congratulations to the team from Open University’s Computing and Communications Department for winning the IET Innovation Award in the Cyber Security category on 15 November 2017.