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.


Tessa Therapeutics Announces Acquisition of Euchloe Bio

24 Mar 2017

Tessa Therapeutics, an immunotherapy company dedicated to revolutionising the treatment of cancer, has acquired Euchloe Bio, a biotechnology company specialising in the development and commercialisation of antibodies to treat cancer.


24 Mar 2017

Robert Andrews will be at BioKorea 2017 which takes place in Seoul, Korea from 12-14 April.

Unified Patent Court (UPC) Updates

21 Mar 2017

Further progress has been made towards the opening of the Unified Patent Court and the Preparatory Committee has recently announced that the ‘provisional application phase’ of the UPC agreement is now expected to start at the end of May 2017.

The Hitachi Semiconductor Strain Sensor wins a 2016 R&D 100 Award

14 Mar 2017

Congratulations to our client Hitachi Ltd for winning a 2016 R&D 100 award for their new Semiconductor Strain Sensor.

Hitachi teams up with Exelon for UK Nuclear Project

14 Mar 2017

Horizon Nuclear Power, a UK subsidiary of our client Hitachi Ltd, have announced an exciting partnership with Exelon Generation to build a next generation nuclear power station on the Wylfa Newydd site on the Isle of Anglesey.

FICPI Executive Committee Meeting, Hangzhou, China

10 Mar 2017

Robert Watson will attending the FICPI Executive Committee Meeting in Hangzhou, China which takes place from 25 to 30 March.


10 Mar 2017

Robert Watson will be speaking at this conference on the “Effect of Brexit on IP in Europe” as well as “Protecting Screen Designs in Europe”.

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show 2017

09 Mar 2017

Stephen Carter, Graeme Moore and Dan Thornton will be at this exhibiton from 21-23 March in Farnborough, Hampshire, UK.

Cambridge Graphene Centre develops scalable method for producing conductive graphene ink

08 Mar 2017

A new method for the production of high quality, water-based high-concentration graphene inks has been developed at the Cambridge Graphene Centre at the University of Cambridge.

Ground-breaking networking infrastructure technology earns Rockley Photonics the F&S Global Technology Innovation Award

08 Mar 2017

We extend our warm congratulations to our client Rockley Photonics Limited, who received this prestigious award for their ground-breaking research and development of ‘hyper-scale’ data centres.

Examination Success

03 Mar 2017

We are very pleased to say that Daniel Brodsky, Anna Mudge, Andrew Pitts, Isobel Stone, Andrew Tindall and Andrew Walkinshaw have passed the Queen Mary Certificate in Intellectual Property which is their first step towards being UK-qualified patent attorneys.

First ever list of antibiotic-resistant “priority pathogens” published by WHO

01 Mar 2017

The World Health Organisation has published a list of 12 families of bacteria which are the most critical to human health.

Future Powertrain Conference (FPC) 2017

24 Feb 2017

Stephen Carter and Simon Parry will be at this conference which takes place on 1-2 March at The National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull.

BioWednesday London: Anti-infectives: From Science to IPO

22 Feb 2017

Callum McGuinn will be at this One Nucleus event which takes place in London on 1 March 2017.

Royal Society of Chemistry Emerging Technologies Competition 2017

22 Feb 2017

We are pleased to announce the Mewburn Ellis LLP has been appointed the Exclusive IP Partner Firm of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Emerging Technology Competition in 2017.