Intellectual property news and updates

IP Scammers Ordered to Pay Maximum Penalty

Court finds that scammers deliberately set out to deceive proprietors into thinking that their letters and invoices were issued by the UK IPO, ordering maximum penalty for trademark infringement and passing off.

Wilson Gunn made a return to the Advanced Engineering Show in 2015

After success last year, Wilson Gunn were back with a bang at the Advanced Engineering UK 2015 on 4–5 November at the NEC, Birmingham. In the course of the two days the team were able to speak to many companies in the automotive and other engineering sectors interested in protecting or getting better value from their intellectual property…

Wilson Gunn fasten up for the Advanced Engineering Show 2015

Wilson Gunn Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys are delighted to be exhibiting at this year’s Advanced Engineering Show, held at the NEC Birmingham on 4th-5th November. The firm will also deliver two presentations at the two day event. James Robey, Partner at Wilson Gunn and Shajahan Janally, Design Engineer at Bentley Motors will discuss, with…

New associate joins Wilson Gunn

Ian Whitfield has joined the Manchester office of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys, Wilson Gunn. Ian joins Wilson Gunn as an Associate, from a private practice IP firm in London where he trained as a patent attorney. Ian graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2010 with a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering and has experience in…

Wilson Gunn blossoms at Business Growth Show this July

Wilson Gunn is looking forward to exhibiting at the Business Growth Show 2015, offering a helping hand to local businesses that need advice on their intellectual property protection. Held at AJ Bell Stadium on 16th July, the Show attracts hundreds of businesses from across the region. The event includes seminars & workshops, business…

Google wants to buy your patents (maybe)

A few days ago, Google announced its Patent Purchase Promotion. As part of the ‘experiment’, the tech giant is inviting patent owners to offer their patents for sale to Google at a fixed price. From May 8, 2015 through May 22, 2015, we’ll open a streamlined portal for patent holders to tell Google about patents they’re willing to sell…

Casting a rod into the overseas market, Wilson Gunn reels in Chinese business

This month, Wilson Gunn Partner James Robey visited Wuhan, China with UK Trade & Investment, the UK Government’s body that promotes exporting. Along with a number of other Northwest businesses, James attended a range of events tied to the opening of a new British Consulate General in the city. Wuhan is the capital of the Hubei province…

Automotive propulsion IP set to race ahead and finish first

Hopes are high for the automotive industry as a recent, in-depth study revealed a show-stopping rise in innovation to develop new propulsion technologies. At present, much of the innovation we see is undertaken by Japanese and Korean manufacturers; however there are exciting times ahead as European activity is set to increase in the next few…

Powerful presentation finished first at Advanced Engineering Show 2014

We recently attended the Advanced Engineering Show UK 2014 which took place at The NEC, Birmingham. The show played host to 700 specialist companies showcasing engineering and technology products, processes, systems and services. Wilson Gunn exhibited at the show and also gave a presentation alongside Bentley Motors. Our speakers were Wilson…

Wilson Gunn Strengthens Team

Our team continues to expand as we welcome three new recruits to Wilson Gunn. New associate, Sarah Dacre, and trainee, Agnes Chu, join our trade marks team and new associate, Neal Pollock, joins our patents team. Together they bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and a fresh perspective.

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