As the UK experiences a record number of coal free days, we launch the first piece in our series, Green innovation and IP in the UK post-COVID-19, exploring drivers of ‘green’ innovation in energy, materials, processes and more. Will the COVID-19 pandemic impact development or protection of green innovation?
Appleyard Lees is a leading intellectual property law firm, with over 50 patent and trademark attorneys and litigators.
Who we are, and what we do – but also, how we do it – makes us distinctive.
We bring broad sector and industry knowledge. Our clients benefit from our professionals’ deep insights into their businesses, operations and objectives.
Our team offers a full spectrum of IP services, including initial strategy and scoping, prosecution, and support should post-grant issues arise. Our commercially intelligent approach to service delivery, incorporates flexibility and adaptability. We strive to be agile, to respond to specific client requirements in a way that suits them.
Working with some of the world’s most exciting innovators, largest companies and household names, the firm supports a broad range of IP owners and creators, including in-house teams, R&D specialists, owner-managers and branding professionals.
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Intellectual property for start-ups in a post-COVID world: part five – managing know-how and trade secrets
This series of articles explores the effect of COVID-19-related disruption on start-ups’ management and monetisation of intellectual property (IP), giving practical guidance to start-ups to improve and preserve their position for the future. In this article, we look at what trade secrets and know-how are, and how the management of these IP rights may change while companies are operating under COVID-19 restrictions.added by Mrs Appleyard Lees 6 min Read
Progressing innovation outside the lab: a task list for researchers during lockdown – part three, physics and engineering innovation
Lab-based scientists may not be able to access their workspace during lockdown, but there are things that can be done remotely to further an IP programme. In part three of our series, “Progressing innovation outside the lab”, we outline strategic tasks that physics- and engineering-focussed researchers and scientists can complete to further intellectual property during time away from the lab.added by Mrs Appleyard Lees 6 min Read
In part four of our series, Intellectual property for start-ups in a post-COVID world, patent attorney and electronics specialist, Andrew McKinlay looks at patenting software innovation and if start-ups should adjust their approach to patenting software given COVID-19 related disruption.added by Mrs Appleyard Lees 5 min Read
‘The Greenshoots Podcast’: a conversation about protecting intellectual property for growth, investment and commercial success
We are proud to announce the launch of The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees.added by Mrs Appleyard Lees 1 min Read
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