The UK Government has announced its plan to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA), thus giving the first signal as to its intentions on this issue following the result of the referendum to leave the EU. This marks a step towards the creation of a Unitary Patent for Europe and a Unified Patent Court.
On a clear, chilly morning on 2 October 2016 two attorneys from Chapman IP made up part of a relay marathon team running the Clarendon marathon. The picturesque, off road route from Salisbury to Winchester runs along the ancient Clarendon Way. More than 90% is off road, with the trail following country tracks and paths […]
We are very pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Munich’s Altstadt as part of our ongoing expansion plan. The office is situated a short walk from the European Patent Office (EPO) buildings in Munich. The location in the FÜNF HÖFE business centre is within an architectural development in the heart of […]
The UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) has announced a further set of rule changes that take effect from 6 April 2017. We provide a summary of the changes below, and here is the UK IPO notice concerning all of the rule changes.
Chapman IP has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Dr Catherine Bonner as a Director. The move supports the needs of a growing and active client base in traditional sectors as well as in emerging technologies. Catherine is a UK and European Patent Attorney, and has been part of the team in Winchester […]