Welcome to Greenshoots.

Greenshoots is a collection of fresh intellectual property insight, analysis and commentary on the issues that matter most to those who invent, manage and protect intellectual property, written by the IP specialists of Appleyard Lees.

Now that you’re here, why not take a look around?

Legal Update

An evening with the Board

An evening with the Board: Computer-Implemented Inventions on Appeal at the EPO The Boards of

IP Strategy

Building your brand

A business’ brand is the foundation on which the business is built – it’s how

Food & beverage

Have a break, Nestlé!

Today the European Court of Justice (ECJ, the highest EU court) decided that Nestlé (owner