• Let’s Talk about Protecting your Ideas

The New Pure Ideas Podcast

The Launch of the Let’s Talk Pure Ideas Podcast

We are very excited to launch our Podcast series brought to you by the friendly inside voices of Pure Ideas: Sam Jinks – Senior Patent Attorney, Danni Wears – Trade Marks & Designs Paralegal and Katia Douglas – Commercial Director.

Our First Episode:

Episode #1: Let’s Talk about Protecting

Keeping the Love!

Keeping the Love! Those of us of a certain age will remember the numerous Disney films about the fabulously fun capers of a car called Herbie as the Love Bug. The original VW Beetle was designed by Ferdinand Porsche and was the first car under the German brand VW (Volkswagen

August 31st, 2020|All, Innovation|

Registered Design or Patent, or Both?

Registered Design or Patent, or Both? Many people have heard of patents, but registered designs often don’t get the limelight they deserve. Registered designs are another form of intellectual property right which can be used in combination with patents or as standalone registered rights. While patents generally protect technical aspects

August 26th, 2020|All, Design, Patents|

Holiday Adventures

Holiday Adventures As we come out of our isolation, due to the pandemic, our minds or our partner’s minds turn to taking a holiday. For those not happy with simply sitting on a beach, colleagues gladly make suggestions. Scuba diving is great they say – the tranquility, the colourful fish,

August 19th, 2020|All, Innovation|

UK and European Patent Basics

UK and European Patent Basics 'European patent application is that a European application is a bundle of national patent applications (including the UK) centrally prosecuted at the European Patent Office.'   Understandably, we receive a lot of questions about how long it takes to get a patent in the UK

August 4th, 2020|All, Patents, Uncategorised|

Time on Our Hands

Time on Our Hands As the World emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, some of us have had a little more time on our hands to think, and it can be that these times present new opportunities. Some would say that students always have time on their hands, so with such

July 29th, 2020|All, Patents|

Cutting Time

Cutting Time As we leave our self-imposed lockdown down to frolic like newborn lambs to returned freedoms, and their mothers shiver after a good shearing, we too will notice our hair needs a trim! We might have gone do-it-yourself with shears even pet shears with varying results, but I doubt

July 24th, 2020|All, Innovation|

The Beautiful Game is back!

The Beautiful Game is back! It is a well-used phrase coined many years ago for far more highbrow matters, but football is clearly a candidate as an opiate of the people. Whether your passion is for spherical balls or odd-shaped balls, the passion, tribal nature, and controversy of sport has

July 14th, 2020|All, Innovation|

On a Roll

On a Roll During the recent COVID-19 problems and lock down worries, there was a rush for all sorts of essential supplies, including pasta, tinned food and possibly not the top of everyone’s list - toilet rolls, which quickly ran out! There are alternatives! This was the situation with early

July 10th, 2020|All, Innovation|
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