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.


FICPI World Congress 2018

25 May 2018

Robert Watson will be attending the FICPI World Congress 2018 which is taking place in Toronto, Canada from 3-10 June 2018.

Mewburn Ellis recommended in Managing Intellectual Property: IP Stars 2018

24 May 2018

We are delighted to once again be ranked in Managing Intellectual Property: IP Stars for 2018.

The Bessemer Society Dinner – Liverpool Open to the World

22 May 2018

On Thursday 10 May 2018, Mewburn Ellis sponsored The Bessemer Society Regional Dinner hosted at the iconic Sensor City, Liverpool. Partner Jeremy Webster and Associate Sarah Brearley attended the event and greatly enjoyed the evening.

Xenikos secures $30m in Series B Financing

18 May 2018

Congratulations to our client Xenikos who has raised $30 million from Series B financing.

Reuters Top 100: Europe's Most Innovative Universities – 2018

16 May 2018

Congratulations to all our clients who have been listed in the Reuters Top 100: Europe's Most Innovative Universities – 2018 ranking.

University of Manchester rated for the high commercial impact of its patents

15 May 2018

Congratulations to our client, the University of Manchester who have been ranked in the Reuters Top 100 Most Innovative Universities report for the high commercial impact of its patents.

IPIC Lunch + Learn: Emerging Technology in the UK

14 May 2018

Jonathan Wills will be speaking at an Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) Lunch + Learn event which takes place in Vancouver, Canada on Monday 14 May 2018. 

Pacific Biosciences and Oxford Nanopore settle patent dispute

11 May 2018

Our client Pacific Biosciences has entered into a five year settlement agreement with Oxford Nanopore to settle a patent infringement dispute in Europe. Partner Simon Kiddle prosecuted the Pacific Biosciences patents at the EPO in this case.

Forum Institut "Quo vadis SPC?" Seminar

01 May 2018

Rhiannon Wescott will be attending the FORUM Institut "Quo vadis SPC?" Seminar which is taking place in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Wednesday 16 May 2018.

NOWNANO Alumni Reunion Dinner

01 May 2018

Anna King recently attended the NOWNANO Alumni Reunion Dinner which took place at the National Graphene Instititute in Manchester on 18 May 2018.

WISE Conference 2018

01 May 2018

Sarah Brearley and Anna Mudge will be attending the WISE Conference 2018 which takes place at The Lowry in Salford on Wednesday 9 May 2018.

United States Supreme Court upholds and changes Inter Partes Review system for challenging granted patents

30 Apr 2018

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two important decisions relating to inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal.

UK ratifies the UPC agreement

26 Apr 2018

On Thursday 26 April 2018, Sam Gyimah, Minister for Universities, Science, Research & Innovation announced that the UK ratified the UPC agreement.

Celebrating women working in IP and innovation in the North West

26 Apr 2018

On Thursday 19 April, we were proud hosts of an American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Women in IP Law Global Networking Event, in conjunction with IP Inclusive.

Munich Office Expansion

25 Apr 2018

Following a period of successful growth, our Munich office moved to larger premises on 7 May 2018. The new offices are located in the Theresienhof building, on Theresienstraße in the Maxvorstadt area of the city.