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Forresters – Conversion to Limited Liability Partnership as from 1 April 2017

In line with many other professional services providers, Forresters is converting to a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) - No. OC416271.

The business and assets of Forresters will be transferred to Forresters IP LLP with effect from 1 April 2017.

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31 March 2017 by Tim Ashton

Brexit Process Officially Triggered - But It’s Business As Usual At Forresters, Now And In The Future

The UK prime minister, Theresa May, has today invoked Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon, which officially begins the process of the UK leaving the European Union.  Under the terms of the treaty, the negotiations should be concluded within two years, and so we expect the UK to have formally left the European Union by the end of March 2019 (although extensions of this deadline may be possible).

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29 March 2017 by Matthew Shaw

A rise in unsolicited payment requests

A growing number of our clients and associates are being contacted by third parties, asking them to pay fees for their Intellectual Property (IP) rights. Whatever services these third parties offer, they are not legitimate.  

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06 February 2017 by Andy Harding

2016 Intellectual Property Practitioner of the Year, Germany

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We are pleased to announce that our Munich office has been selected as 2016 Intellectual Property Practitioner of the Year, Germany by Acquisition International.

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09 August 2016 by Karen Riar

Jon Gowshall recognised in 2016 IAM Patent 1000

Forresters' Life Sciences & Chemistry Partner, Jon Gowshall has been named in the IAM top 1000 patent practitioners in the world.

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06 June 2016 by Kirsty Gallagher

CIPA Patent Administrator Exam Success

We are delighted to announce that Sally Davies, Irene Rankin and Rachael Read from our Liverpool Office; Denise Betteridge and Angela Watts from our Birmingham Office, and Maria Heria from our London Office have recently passed the CIPA Patent Administrators' exam.

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29 February 2016 by Ross Walker

Promotion at Forresters

The partners are pleased to announce that Dr Mark Connell, patent attorney in our Birmingham office and Kate Cruse, trade mark attorney in our Liverpool office has become senior associates with effect from 1st February 2016.

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01 February 2016 by Lloyd Hoarton

Forresters ranked amongst ‘The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals’

We are delighted to announce that we are ranked in the 2016 edition of World Trademark Review's 'The World's Leading Trademark Professionals'.

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12 January 2016 by Matthew Shaw

2015 Christmas & New Year Holidays

We would like to inform all our clients, friends and associates that our UK offices will be closed from 3pm on Thursday 24 December 2015 and will reopen on Tuesday 29 December 2015. They will then be closed again from 3pm on Thursday 31 December 2015, reopening as normal on Monday 4 January 2016.

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22 December 2015 by Alex Beattie

Forresters support Alzheimer’s Research

This year, rather than sending Christmas cards, and in memory of friends and colleagues, Forresters is donating money to Alzheimer's Research.

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10 December 2015 by Kirsty Gallagher

Promotion at Forresters

The partners are pleased to announce that David Murphy has become a senior associate with effect from 1st November 2015.

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02 November 2015 by Lloyd Hoarton

Forresters welcomes new partners

We are pleased to announce recent changes in our partnership.

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01 April 2015 by Lloyd Hoarton

Round table with EPO Examiners

At the invitation of the EPO, on 9 March 2015 Jon Gowshall took part in a round table with EPO examiners, in Munich.

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23 March 2015 by Jon Gowshall

Percolate and circulate – Coffee networking

Jagvir and Greg at Forresters Birmingham office had been thinking for some time of hosting a regular coffee morning in Birmingham city centre for their professional friends and colleagues around the city.  When 200° Coffee recently opened in Birmingham it was the perfect opportunity to start their coffee mornings.  This was the birth of "Percolate and Circulate".

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23 January 2017 by Greg Smith

Exam success for Forresters

Examination success for Forresters Attorneys.

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20 March 2015 by Jon Gowshall

Forresters speak at Enterprise European Network

Forresters was invited to speak at an Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) seminar on the topic of "Intellectual Property for Innovation".   The seminar took place on 8 December 2016 at the TechnoCentre, Coventry University Technology Park.

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23 January 2017 by Dr Jagvir Purewal

2016 Christmas and New Year Holidays

We would like to inform all our clients, friends and associates that our UK offices will be closed from 3pm on Friday 23 December 2016 and will reopen on Wednesday 28 December 2016. They will then be closed again from 3pm on Friday 30 December 2016, reopening as normal on Tuesday 3 January 2017. Read More

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21 December 2016 by Andy Harding

Promotion at Forresters

The partners are pleased to announce that Dr Jack Gunning of the Technology and Engineering and Life Sciences team in Birmingham has become a Senior Associate with effect from 1st December 2016.

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05 December 2016 by Lloyd Hoarton

Forresters named Top 5 British filer of EU trade mark applications

The numbers are in and we are delighted to announce that, in the most recent journal of The Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, Forresters has been ranked as a top 5 British filer for trade marks at the EU IPO, for 2015.

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01 November 2016 by Lloyd Hoarton

New Senior Associates at Forresters

The partners are pleased to announce that James Cornford of the Technology and Engineering team in London and Charlotte Fox also in London and part of the Life Sciences & Chemistry team have become Senior Associates with effect from October 2016.

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01 October 2016 by Lloyd Hoarton

Forresters ranked in Legal 500 2016

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We are proud to announce that we have been listed in the Legal 500 as a leading firm in the field of Intellectual Property

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16 September 2016 by Kirsty Gallagher

Forresters' client MarXman tames the Dragons

Our client MarXman Ltd featured on the BBC's Dragons' Den show on 14 August 2016. We are delighted that they secured offers from all five dragons - an extremely rare feat in the den. 

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15 August 2016 by Andy Harding