The High Court has recently issued a significant decision which could make it easier to patent AI inventions at the…Read More
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Do safety regulations inhibit innovation in the aerospace sector?
Reading this headline, you might think that safety inhibiting innovation isn’t a bad thing. Stockton Rush, founder of OceanGate® Expeditions…Read More
Energy giants advance investment to accelerate clean energy solutions
According to the IEA report ‘Emissions from Oil and Gas Operations in Net Zero Transitions’, oil and gas operations account…Read More
Drone sector patents take off as innovation accelerates
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) is a rapidly growing sub-sector within the aerospace industry. UAS are formed of one or more…Read More
The sky is the limit for aerospace IP
Historically, the aerospace sector has been a major player in the world of Intellectual Property (IP). While technology and consumer…Read More
Why the EPO’s Enlarged Board of Appeal’s decision in G2/21 will impact inventions relating to life sciences and chemistry
The European Patent Office’s (EPO) Enlarged Board of Appeal’s decision in G2/21 primarily relates to when data that only becomes…Read More
Get ready for the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court to go live: 1 June 2023
The current go-live date for the Unitary Patent (UP) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC) is 1 June 2023. For…Read More
To UPC, or not UPC: have you decided yet?
The Unitary Patent (UP) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC) is now expected to go live in early 2023. The…Read More
Breaking the ICE: what does the future hold for the Internal Combustion Engine?
The internal combustion engine, or ICE, was undoubtedly one of the greatest innovations of the twentieth century. It made long-distance…Read More
Don’t fall into an indefensible opposition trap – you can use a routine pre-grant patent check in Europe
Many European patent applications are prosecuted through to grant where through determined and persuasive argument, luck, or an Examiner oversight,…Read More
How do I decide whether to opt out of the Unified Patent Court?
The European Patent Office (EPO) and participating European Union countries are in the final stages of establishing the Unitary Patent…Read More
Intellectual Property: the lifeblood of SMEs
Much has been written about why a startup company should invest in Intellectual Property (IP), or why it is vital…Read More