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Forresters supports the region’s tech industry with a new partnership

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17th September 2021

One of Europe’s leading firms of patent and trade mark attorneys is partnering with Birmingham Tech to support innovative businesses across the region. Forresters is working with the not-for-profit community initiative (CIC), which aims to raise the profile of the Birmingham and West Midlands tech scene. Over the next 12 months the partnership with Birmingham […]

Forresters welcomes government’s new green initiative

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22nd July 2021

A £166.5 million cash injection from the UK government for the development of green technologies will give a further boost to innovative businesses, say attorneys at Forresters. The government has announced the funding for the rapid development of green technologies as part of its plan to Build Back Greener from the pandemic. The move has […]

Forresters prepares for the finals of the Innovation Awards

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17th June 2021

Forresters has been announced as a finalist of this year’s Innovation Awards, and will also be on its judging panel. The leading firm of patent and trade mark attorneys is one of the finalists for the Manufacturing Innovation Champion of the Year for the Business Sector award. Also, Forresters has been chosen to be on […]

Forresters announced as a business partner of Black Country 2.0

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30th April 2021

A campaign to support businesses across the Black Country has received the backing of a leading firm of patent and trade mark attorneys. Forresters has signed up as a business partner of the Black Country 2.0 campaign, which aims to drive resilience and recovery across the region’s businesses. The campaign has been launched by the […]

Forresters celebrates World IP Day

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26th April 2021

Forresters is celebrating World Intellectual Property Day, which this year focuses on the innovation and creativity of small and medium-sized enterprises. The leading firm of patent and trademark attorneys works with businesses of all sizes and is proud to support World Intellectual Property Day, which takes place on Monday, April 26th. Economic recovery is vital […]

Lloyd Hoarton hands over to Matt Shaw as managing partner of Forresters

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22nd April 2021

Forresters’ managing partner Lloyd Hoarton is retiring this month, after nearly three decades with the leading firm of patent and trade mark attorneys. Lloyd joined the company 29 years ago as a trainee patent attorney and says he has seen incredible changes in the profession. He leaves on March 31st and his successor will be […]

Boom Radio’s name hits all the right notes thanks to Forresters’ attorneys

22nd April 2021

Boom Radio, a new station for the baby boomer generation, secured its apt name thanks to trade mark attorneys at Forresters. Boom Radio was launched last month by radio veterans Phil Riley and David Lloyd after they spotted a gap in the market. Phil said that once they’d come up with the idea for the […]

Ten Forresters trainees pass their exams

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22nd April 2021

A leading firm of patent and trade mark attorneys is delighted to announce that ten of its trainees have passed their IP Law exams, with one of them scoring the highest marks in the country. Celebrations are taking place at Forresters after the successes, which were achieved despite the restrictions surrounding Covid-19. At the Birmingham […]

Equality and diversity group for Medilink member Forresters

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3rd November 2020

A leading firm of patent and trade mark attorneys is building on its reputation for boosting diversity in its industry. Forresters has created an Equality and Diversity Group with the aim of delivering a culture where everyone can thrive and feel relaxed, regardless of their background. Varinderpal Gosal recently joined the firm as marketing executive […]

Intellectual Property, Open Innovation and tackling Covid-19 – a contradiction?

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14th April 2020

Intellectual Property, Open Innovation and tackling Covid-19 – a contradiction? making sure you’re protecting your product/business.

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